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UF/IFAS, FDACS to help teach science, engineering through aquaculture

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February 22, 2021

RUSKIN, Fla. – It’s like “Finding Dory” comes to the classroom. Through a $64,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to Schools program, the University of Florida and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Aqucualture, Curriculum, Engineering And Math, Florida Department Of Agriculture And Consumer Services, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Science, STEM, Teachers, Technology, Training, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

New growth chamber facility on UF campus investment in Florida agriculture


February 1, 2021

A new plant science facility has opened on the main UF campus in Gainesville. The UF/IFAS Growth Chamber Facility will help faculty and students study how changes in climate may impact Florida agriculture. The facility contains 15 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agronomy, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Dean Kopsell, Entomology And Nematology, Environmental Horticulture, Horticultural Sciences, Jerry Fankhauser, Microbiology And Cell Science, News, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation

Managing forests facing more frequent and intense hurricanes

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January 12, 2021

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 University of Florida-led study investigated the ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ajay Sharma, Forest, Forest Health, Forestry, Hurricanes, ProForest, Research, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation

UF/IFAS urban forestry agent honored by national society

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November 19, 2020

SEFFNER, Fla. --- In his 15 years with UF/IFAS, Extension forester Rob Northrop has worked with scientists to bring much-needed tree shade to the Tampa Bay metropolitan area. His work is now being recognized nationally. Northrop takes an ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Ecology, Honor, Michael Andreu, Rob Northrop, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Society Of Municipal Arborists, Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Watershed Working Group, Trees, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, Urban Forestry
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Caught on tape: UF wildlife researchers repurpose listening device to track poaching


October 1, 2020

Above: A margay, a type of small wild cat found in the rainforests of Belize. Getty Images If a poacher shoots a deer in the forest and no one sees it, did it really happen? That is not so much a philosophical question as it is a practical ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Eben Broadbent, News, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation

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