Horseshoe crabs are a vital part of Florida’s coastal ecology. Local scientists are working with community members to gather information about the species on Miami Dade County’s beaches.
Want to help? Mark your calendars for February ... READ MORE
A 2021 study showed that breast milk of lactating mothers vaccinated against COVID-19 contained a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness.
A new follow-up study found these antibodies in ... READ MORE
Since 1921, the UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center (EREC) has built a rich history and world-class reputation for its commitment to growers, promoting sustainable agricultural systems and protecting South Florida’s natural ... READ MORE
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
Workers in agriculture, fisheries and forestry are among those at greatest risk nationally for injury and work-related health problems. Additionally, work-related fatalities are nearly seven times higher in these industries compared to all other ... READ MORE
Andrew Short joins the University of Florida as professor and chair of the UF/IFAS department of entomology and nematology. His tentative start date is May 15, 2023.
Short will lead the highly ranked department of nearly 80 faculty members ... READ MORE
• There is no FDA-approved human vaccine for nontyphoidal salmonella, the kind of salmonella spread through contaminated food and water that causes gastrointestinal illness.
• UF researchers are exploring a novel method of vaccinating against ... READ MORE
As the University of Florida is once again ranked as a top five public university, UF/IFAS continues to gain recognition for excellence in the agricultural sciences.
U.S. News and World Report ranks agricultural sciences at UF as No. 4 in ... READ MORE
FORT LAUDERDALE - Mark your calendars for Art in the Garden on November 5 where South Florida residents can enjoy a variety of free activities designed for the entire family.
The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking ... READ MORE
WHAT: On November 5, the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) will commemorate a milestone with a ceremonial groundbreaking of a facility named for the first Black female student in entomology at UF who became the first ... READ MORE