Ken Van Rees (Ph.D. `89) retired from the University of Saskatchewan as a professor of forest soils in 2021. After spending more than three decades teaching and conducting research, the now-professor emeritus did not have to wonder about ... READ MORE
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla – When it comes to soil, Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani can give South Florida growers the scoop nematodes and more.
As the newest member of UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, the assistant professor ... READ MORE
By Michael James
Soil and Water Sciences Ph.D. student
On November 14-16, 2019, I led a small group of students to the Florida Association of Environmental Soil Scientists (FAESS) 2019 general meeting. The association, largely comprised ... READ MORE
For Haitians, black beans are a food staple and the most consumed bean in the country. But farmers there have one of the lowest yield rates in the world for the crop – 660 kilograms per hectare (ha-1). Franky Celestin, UF/IFAS Soil and Water ... READ MORE
Dr. Lakesh Sharma has joined the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department as an Assistant Professor of Soil Fertility and Sustainable Nutrient Management. We asked him to tell us about his background and future plans.
What are your research ... READ MORE
A Soil and Water Sciences doctoral candidate is studying mental models of farmers and agricultural experts in Miami-Dade County. Claire Friedrichsen is focusing on the communication gap that exists between those two groups when it comes to soil ... READ MORE
Doctoral candidate Andressa Freitas in the Soil and Water Sciences Department has received the Emerging Scholar Award from the Association for Academic Women (AAW) at the University of Florida. The honor is supported by the generous contributions ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences this week named Wes Wood, an expert in nutrient management, to head its West Florida Research and Education Center in Jay and Milton, Fla.
Wood is ... READ MORE