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Enjoy Florida-grown foods at Thanksgiving and through the holidays

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November 7, 2023

When you’re giving thanks this Thanksgiving, consider that much of your food grew in the Sunshine State, say University of Florida experts. Those edibles include corn, potatoes, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, lettuce and tomatoes. Like many ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Andrea Nikolai, Bananas, Corn, Florida-grown Foods, Food, Fruits, Green Beans, Hastings Agricultural Extension Center, Holidays, Leo Hoffmann, Lettuce, Nelly Nelson, Nutrition, Pineapple, Potato Breeding, Potatoes, Research, Thanksgiving, UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County, UF/IFAS Extension Polk County, Vegetables

2023 ANS Graduate Symposium

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November 1, 2023

By Dr. Antiono Faciola The 9th Annual UF/IFAS Animal Sciences Graduate Symposium unfolded on October 12th-13th at the Embassy Suites in St. Augustine Beach. This year's symposium was designed to foster an inclusive community, equip students ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Awards And Recognition, Graduate, Research, UF Animal Science

Genomics: Transforming the Beef Industry

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September 20, 2023

By Raluca Mateescu, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida Genomics is the field dedicated to exploring DNA's structure, function, evolution, and genetic composition in animals. It encompasses the entirety of genes and genetic ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Animal Genetics, Animal Science, Animal Sciences, Ans, Beef Cattle, Cattle, Genetics, Research, UF Animal Science

Torpedograss Toxicity in Horses: What’s the Truth?

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September 8, 2023

Horse owners have the utmost concern for their animals, and one of their top concerns is toxic plants. Florida’s tropical climate supports a variety of non-native, often tropical species that can cause toxicity issues for livestock. Producers ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Farm Management, Invasive Species, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Grass, Horse, Horses, Livestock, Panicum, Pasture, Research, Torpedo, Torpedograss, Toxic, Toxic Plants, Toxicity

Second Small Ruminant Short Course

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September 8, 2023

The second Small Ruminant Short Course will be held on September 29-30, 2023. The Short Course will begin in-person on Friday in the morning (8:30 AM) at the Straughn Professional Development Center and will adjourn on Saturday at lunch (12:00 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Livestock, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Animal Research, Animal Science, Education, Extension, Research, Small Ruminant

UF/IFAS research: On the verge of developing a domestic industry for one of the world’s most valuable spices

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August 24, 2023

Vanilla takes the crown as the second most valuable spice (after saffron) and the world’s most popular flavor among consumers. Now, University of Florida researchers in Homestead are on the verge of developing a domestic vanilla industry, ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agriculture, Agroforestry, Agrotourism, Domestic Vanilla Industry, Florida, IFAS NEWS, News, Plant Breeding, Puerto Rico, Research, SARE, Spice, SSARE, TREC, Tropical Research And Education Center, U.S. Department Of Agriculture Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research And Education (USDA-SSARE), UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, USDA, Vanilla, Vanilla At TREC, Vanilla Extract, Vanilla Planifolia, Vanilla-breeding, Virgin Islands, Xingbo Wu

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