The UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) strives to prepare its students for their future careers both inside and outside of the classroom. In the classroom, faculty provide engaging lectures and labs through creative teaching methods. ... READ MORE
By Raluca Mateescu, Professor
The strength shown by the high-quality branded beef market in the last few years confirms that a sizable proportion of consumers are willing to pay for assured quality, i.e., tender, flavorful, and juicy beef. ... READ MORE
In June, the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) hosted its annual meeting in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) faculty and students were recognized.
Students and faculty from ANS participated ... READ MORE
University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Department of Animal Sciences (ANS) students and faculty brought home gold from the 2022 American Meat Science Association Reciprocal Meats Conference (AMS RMC).
The 2022 AMSA ... READ MORE
By Dr. Raluca Mateescu, Professor
We all heard from our public health officials to limit consumption of red meat because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other illnesses. The Annals of Internal Medicine ... READ MORE
As a way to learn more about the 23 majors in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Florida, we've been asking 23 questions. Kylie Philipps, a master's student in animal ... READ MORE
Escambia County 4-H is proud to announce that their meat judging team placed second at the National 4-H Meat Judging Contest. The team represented Florida 4-H at the contest held on October 20, 2020 at Kansas State University in Manhattan, ... READ MORE
As Senior Director of Market Access and Export Services for the U.S. Meat Export Federation, Travis Arp (MS '10) is one of seven College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumni selected as a UF 2020 40 Gators under 40 honoree.
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From a childhood love for horses, Sierra Carpenter has been around animals her entire life. Her interest evolved into a passion for meat science when she took a course with Bailey Harsh, assistant professor in the UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Department.
“Dr. ... READ MORE
Florida and the Beef Market
The primary product of the Florida cattle industry is weaned calves heading out of state. This is due to that fact that there aren't enough facilities close to Florida to raise all of these animals to a finished ... READ MORE