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Managing forests facing more frequent and intense hurricanes

By Sarah Tobing, ProForest coordinator The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season made history as the most active season since official records began in 1851, with a total of 30 named storms, 13 hurricanes and six major hurricanes. A new… Read More

The Case for Mixed Methods Leadership Research

Mixed methods research is defined as “research where the researcher mixes or combines quantitative and qualitative research techniques, methods, approaches, concepts or language into a single study”  (Johnson & Onwuegbuzie, 2004, p. 17).  Both quantitative and qualitative research… Read More

Most Americans’ CARES Act stimulus checks went to basic needs, UF economists find

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although direct payments to Americans have been utilized during previous economically challenging times – the last as part of the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 – never before had the world looked as it had… Read More

Add some Florida flavors to your holiday meal

Florida agriculture is much more than our hallmark citrus. Producers statewide grow some 300-odd commodities, from avocado to zucchini. UF/IFAS researchers are continually exploring ways to help Florida farmers improve their crops, and Extension agents statewide are plugged… Read More

Alumni Feature: Becca Solch, Nutritional Sciences, Postdoctoral Research

We are pleased to welcome our first alumni guest on the FSHN blog! Becca Solch graduated from the University of Florida with a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences under the mentorship of Dr. Bobbi Langkamp-Henken. She is from Belleview,… Read More

New firefly species named after esteemed UF entomologist Jim Lloyd

A new study, co-authored by a pair of University of Florida researchers, presented a rare opportunity for most scientists: naming newly discovered species. In this case, the three new species were discovered as part of a new subfamily… Read More

Understanding Animal Welfare Through Behavior

Animal welfare within the food and agriculture industries has become increasingly important to consumers. For animal researchers like Emily Miller-Cushon, Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior in the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, studying animal welfare has been her… Read More

Dinner of Distinction Virtual Reunion

The UF/IFAS Dinner of Distinction was held virtually for the first time on Thursday, October 8, hosted by the new UF/IFAS Vice President, Dr. Scott Angle. The guests in attendance were just a sample of the larger community… Read More

Faculty Feature: Dr. Juan Andrade Laborde, Global Nutrition

Please give a warm welcome to Dr. Juan Andrade Laborde, Associate Professor of Global Nutrition in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at UF and an exciting addition to our Discover FSHN Series. He joined the department… Read More