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​UF/IFAS expert: Don’t disturb bats during maternity season​


April 21, 2022

April 15 marked the start of bat maternity season, and through August 15 wildlife protection laws are in place.  Though they have benefits to the environment, bats can be misunderstood.   University of Florida experts ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Bat Houses, Bats, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Florida Bats, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Ken Gioeli, News, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
Image - Daroub with UF International Center team and collaborators from University of California, Davis and Virginia Tech visiting Jordan in 2013 to assess extension and education programs.

UF/IFAS scientist shares how love for learning led to lifetime of teaching, international work


March 23, 2022

BELLE GLADE, Fla – Throughout history, women have played a key role in humanity's scientific advancements. As mentors, innovators and thought leaders, women in science have inspired and empowered countries, communities, women and young girls ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Everglades Research And Education Center, Featured Hot Topic, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, National Women's History Month, Samira Daroub, Soil And Water Sciences Department, UF IFAS Everglades Research And Education Center, UF International Center, UF/IFAS Soil And Water Sciences Department, Women In Science, Women's History Month

UF/IFAS hosting March 30 FDA seminar on Food Safety Modernization Act rules


March 1, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is holding one of only five national educational seminars on the Food and Drug Administration’s new final food safety rules. The FDA’s Food Safety ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS – saving the world one great idea at a time at ONE WORLD summit


February 10, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Today’s students will be the world’s leaders in 2050, when the population is expected to reach 9 billion people; they will face issues like overcrowding, food security, energy and water management, and climate change. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

UF receives $6.7 million in federal funds to fight citrus greening


February 9, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences received $6.7 million in funding as part of a $20.1 million grant for research on citrus greening, a disease devastating Florida’s citrus industry. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Citrus Greening, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Nifa, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS encourages Floridians to take up beekeeping, hosting annual Bee College March 4-5


February 8, 2016

DAVIE, Fla. --- William Kern, an associate professor with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, gently pumped smoke into a beehive to calm the insects before he lifted the lid off the white box to gather wildflower ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS
Tags: Entomology And Nematology, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS researchers find shallow flooding reduces a major rice pest


January 29, 2016

BELLE GLADE, Fla. --- University of Florida scientists at the Everglades Research and Education Center have found an important way to control the destructive rice water weevil, one of the major pests in rice production. UF Institute of Food ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Rice, University Of Florida

FDA cancels food safety rules event in Belle Glade


January 25, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cancelled an educational seminar on the FDA’s new final food safety rules, which had been scheduled for Jan. 27 at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural sciences’ Everglades ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, UF/IFAS, Work & Life
Tags: Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame adds 4 new inductees on Feb. 9


January 25, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame is honoring four new inductees in Tampa on Feb. 9 who have ties to the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame honors ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Joe Joyce, University Of Florida

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