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A UF/IFAS assistant professor and award-winning engineer uses artificial intelligence to conserve water

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October 13, 2022

Stationed at UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center (UF/IFAS IRREC) in Fort Pierce, Sandra Guzmán is an assistant professor whose research and extension work are all about water and how to conserve it. She applies precision ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Heritage Month, Indian River Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, IrrigMonitor, News, Sandra Guzmán, Soil And Water Sciences, U.S. Department Of State, UF IFAS News, Water Conservation
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Director of UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory leads a team of scientists on the frontlines of mosquito research from Florida

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October 9, 2022

For Jorge Rey, science has been a lifelong passion. At the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), he is director of the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory (FMEL), a training and research center in Vero ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Heritage Month, Jorge Rey, Mosquito, UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

This UF/IFAS assistant professor and 2022 Extension Specialist of the Year is at the forefront cultivating sustainable lettuce varieties for Florida

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October 3, 2022

For Germán Sandoya Miranda, a lifelong passion for agriculture began when he was a child playing on his grandparents’ farms in his homeland of coastal Ecuador  As he neared adulthood, studying agriculture was a natural fit. Sandoya ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agricultural Diseases, Agricultural Pests, German Sandoya Miranda, Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Heritage Month, Lettuce, UF IFAS Everglades Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Plant Breeding
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Hispanic Heritage Profile: Meet Luz Bahder

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September 12, 2022

New science communicator to enhance outreach of UF/IFAS programs to Spanish-speaking audiences statewide The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences continues to bolster its commitment to expand outreach in the Spanish-speaking ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS
Tags: Chris Vivian, Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Heritage Month, IFAS NEWS, Lourdes Mederos, Luz Bahder, UF IFAS News, UF News, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Communications, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage through the legacy of a 2021 Great Immigrant at UF/IFAS

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October 13, 2021

Pedro Sanchez celebrates and pays homage to his Hispanic heritage and cultural history each day by crediting the Latin roots he came from for the passion that inspired him to lead a life’s work dedicated to fighting food insecurity as ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Hispanic Heritage, Institute For Sustainable Food Systems, Pedro Sanchez, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Tropical Soils

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