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UF/IFAS new global ecologist to address biodiversity in South Florida and beyond

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January 30, 2023

Florida is one of the most biodiverse states, ranking among the top five in the variety of bird and reptile species, according to studies commissioned by The Nature Conservancy. Unfortunately, Florida is also one of the leading states ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: BioBlitz, Biodiversity, Birding, California Academy Of Sciences, Citizen Science, City Nature Challenge, Climate Change, Conservation, Corey Callaghan, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Global Ecology, Inaturalist, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Natural History Museum Of Los Angeles County, News, The Nature Conservancy, UF-IFAS, Urbanization, WEC, Wildlife

UF/IFAS Breaks Ground on Graduate Dormitory, Honors Emeritus Professor Contributions

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January 4, 2023

With an eye toward the future, the University of Florida celebrated a historic milestone with the groundbreaking of a graduate student dormitory named after a prominent Black scientist. In the heart of Miami-Dade County’s Homestead, ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food And Resource Economics Department, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, News, Pauline O. Lawrence, Professor Emeritus Pauline Lawrence, Tropical Research And Education Center
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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

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. 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 ... 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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​UF/IFAS expert: Don’t disturb bats during maternity season​

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

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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

Holidays are primetime for pork, the protein that packs a punch with Florida goodness

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December 14, 2021

Pork is a staple in many countries and featured in many dishes eaten during end-of-year holiday celebrations. Pork is a versatile protein that can be served center-of-the-plate or as part of a dish If you’re looking to flex your ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Brenda Marty-Jimenez, Chad Carr, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Holiday, Holidays, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, News, Pork, UF IFAS Extension

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

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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

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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

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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

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