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UF animal scientists receive federal grant to try to increase beef cattle reproduction

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March 14, 2022

Florida’s ranchers raise 895,000 head of adult beef cattle, a sector that directly contributes $511 million in sales revenues to the state and supports an additional $215 million in sales revenues for other industries throughout the state’s ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Beef, Cattle, Embryos, Grant, Mario Binelli, Nifa, Peter Hansen, Philipe Moriel, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Reproduction, Uterus

UF scientists study how to breed faster-growing plants


January 27, 2021

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. – In order to improve photosynthesis in plant leaves, two University of Florida scientists will study their roots and stems. More specifically, Christopher Vincent and Fred Gmitter hope to find the optimal relationship ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Carbohydrates, Christopher Vincent, Citrus, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Fred Gmitter, Grant, Leaf Growth, Nifa, Nutrients, Photosynthesis, Plant Leaves, Plants, USDA, Water
awards and recognitions

Jamie Ellis, director of UF/IFAS honey bee lab, wins national Excellence in Extension award


October 12, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Jamie Ellis, News, Nick Place, Nifa

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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