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‘Invisible fence’ keeps cattle on ranch, helps protect environment

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October 18, 2023

For decades, Jim Strickland has managed and operated Blackbeard’s Ranch in Myakka City. As much as he cares about his cattle, he sees himself as an environmental steward. Strickland, 68, has been in the cattle business since he was a child. ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Blackbeard's Ranch, Cattle, Cell Towers, Computer, Fence, Florida Wildlife Corridor, GPS, GPS Collars, Invisible Fence, Jim Strickland, Joao Vendramini, Movement, Myakka City, Prec-ag, Precision Agriculture, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Wetlands, Wildlife

From hoops star to AI scientist, UF/IFAS researcher hopes to help Florida farmers protect their soil

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August 22, 2023

Basketball took center stage for Nikos Tziolas as he grew up in Greece. It shaped him into a team player, a trait he took into his career as an agricultural engineer. His team even earned second place in the Greek adult (17-18 years old) ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Basketball, Greece, Machine Learning, Nikos Tziolas, Precision Ag, Precision Agriculture, Remote Sensing, Soil, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Spectroscopy, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Water

Now brewing: Coffee research in Florida

June 5, 2023

The United States is consistently among the top coffee-consuming nations in the world, largely importing its favorite beans from South American countries such as Brazil and Colombia. University of Florida researcher Felipe Ferrao says the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: AI, Ali Sarkhosh, Artificial Intelligence, Charles Sims, Coffee Research, Denise Tieman, Felipe Ferrao, Guilherme Locatelli, HiPerGator, Jonathan Crane, LIFT AI, Lorenzo Rossi, Marcio Resende, Patricio Munoz, Precision Ag, Precision Agriculture, Raquel Dias, SEEDIT, UF Sensory Laboratory, Werner Collante, William Hammond

From a small town in China, engineer helps lead UF/IFAS AI programs to new heights

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April 10, 2023

Changying “Charlie” Li comes from humble roots. He was born in the tiny town of Balikun – population about 10,000 – in northwestern China. Now, he’s a new UF/IFAS professor of agricultural and biological engineering, and he’s ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Charlie Li, China, Norway, Phenotypes, Precision Agriculture, Robotics, STEM, University Of Georgia

Using AI technology can find, help control smutgrass, which can take over pastures and cost ranchers plenty

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February 2, 2023

Smutgrass can spread quickly and take over grazing lands, leaving cattle with little left to eat. “It can completely invade a pasture within three years, if left untreated. It is quite common to see pastures in Southern Florida that are ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Invasive, Precision Agriculture, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Smutgrass, UF IFAS Agronomy

‘LIFT AI’ projects show UF/IFAS’ commitment to using artificial intelligence to help solve real-world problems

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December 8, 2022

Faster plant breeding and improved mosquito surveillance are among the 11 projects collectively awarded $261,723 by the UF/IFAS Dean for Research Office to solve practical problems via artificial intelligence. To foster research collaborations ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Animal Behavior, Artificial Intelligence, Dean For Research Office, Entomology, Flavor, Gut Microbiome, Launching Innovative Faculty Teams In AI, LIFT AI, Plant Breeding, Precision Agriculture, Research, Yield Prediction

MEDIA ALERT: Come to Florida Ag Expo; learn about hops, other emerging crops and artificial intelligence

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October 27, 2022

WHAT: Tour a hops yard. Find out how artificial intelligence helps farmers. Discover how UF/IFAS will help growers use fewer nutrients. Find out how plant breeding can help growers avoid diseases – all at this year’s Florida Ag Expo. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: #aiatuf, Artificial Intelligence, Blackberries, Florida Ag Expo, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hops, Jack Rechcigl, Plant Breeding, Plant Disease, Precision Agriculture, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Weeds

Water Wednesday Recap: Applications for Artificial Intelligence in Precision Agriculture

February 26, 2021

Water Wednesdays in February have focused on Precision Agriculture. As the last talk of the month, we invited Dr. Yiannis Ampatzidis to talk about the applications of artificial intelligence and precision agriculture. Probably we all have ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Precision, Precision Agriculture, Water, Water Wednesday, Yilin Zhuang, Zhuang

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