GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida/IFAS earned two spots on this year’s Florida 500, Florida Trend Magazine’s second annual list of the state’s most influential business leaders.
Among the 18 agricultural sector leaders the ... READ MORE
By Christy Chiarelli
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The UF/IFAS Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture & Natural Resources (WLIANR) is accepting nominations for Class XI participants in one of Florida’s premier agricultural leadership ... READ MORE
A small group of administrators from Federal University of Lavras (UFLA) in Brazil filed into the UF/IFAS Institute for Sustainable Food Systems meeting space Thursday morning. Greeting them was Dr. Jack Payne, UF senior vice president for agricultural ... READ MORE
Four UF/IFAS faculty and staff members were honored recently for global research projects stretching from crustaceans in the Caribbean to microbes that recognize no international borders.
It was all part of an awards ceremony and forum hosted ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In the early 1900s, every farmer and rancher in Florida knew their county Extension agent by name: It was the person from the University of Florida who taught them the best and latest techniques, and homemakers how to ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- On Sept. 24, the world’s most famous farm animal behaviorist and autism advocate, Temple Grandin, will be touring the beef and dairy teaching units at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A 20-year plan to dramatically reduce phosphorus levels of agricultural water entering the Florida Everglades is working, thanks to proper implementation of best management practices by growers, training by the University ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida is partnering with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the United States Department of Agriculture on two dozen projects to strengthen markets for specialty crops in ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida today named Jackie Burns, the current director of UF’s Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, as its new dean for research for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. ... READ MORE