When Dr. Nick Place asked me to serve as interim Dean for UF/IFAS Extension, I didn’t have to think very long before I said yes.
Interim roles are not new to me. This is the fourth assignment that I've had as an interim administrator in ... READ MORE
December is a month of transitions. As the calendar winds down to the all-too-brief holiday break, we’re busily finishing the year’s tasks and setting new goals for the coming year. 2020 has been an especially exhausting year. I hope that ... READ MORE
Recognizing visionary leadership and diversity in educational programming, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and
Agriculture (NIFA), Cooperative Extension, and the Association of Public and Land-grant ... READ MORE
One of the blessings of the holiday season is that it gives us time to pause and reflect on the events of the year and anticipate the year ahead. When I reflect upon 2018, I think about the challenges we faced here in Florida, how UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE
The 2019 UF/IFAS Extension wall calendars have been printed and are now being distributed around the state, just in time to plan for next year. Because water quality and quantity are such important issues in our state, we wanted to make water ... READ MORE
For me, Thanksgiving is a holiday that grows in importance each year. Putting aside parades, Black Friday and family arguments, it’s a haven of peace and gratitude. We don’t often take enough time in our busy lives to gather with family ... READ MORE
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty will be sharing their expertise on the theme of Florida’s animal agriculture at the 39th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo — the largest agricultural expo in the southeast.
About ... READ MORE
LAKE WALES, Fla. --- At Roosevelt Academy, horticulture teacher Ray Cruze’s class is growing enough vegetables to sell to local restaurants and at a local market, in part thanks to a partnership between Bok Tower Gardens and the University ... READ MORE