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Graduate Student Feature: Vicnie Leandre, Food Science

December 7, 2020

A warm welcome to Vicnie Leandre, a graduate student pursuing her M.S. in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Vicnie is from Haiti and has been working on a sorghum-based pasta under the mentorship of her advisor, Dr. Andrew MacIntosh. While looking ... READ MORE

Tags: American Society Of Baking Product Development Competition, ASBE, Dr. Andrew MacIntosh, Extruder, Food Incubator, Food Science, Food Science Degree, Food Science Graduate Degree, Food Science Student, Food Sustainability, Masters-fshn-graduate-feature, Pasta Extruder, Sorghum, Sorghum Pasta, What Does A Food Scientist Do, Why Food Science Is Important

Mandatory Dicamba Training March 16th

February 26, 2018

Florida Mandatory Dicamba Resistant Crop Training Video - Lafayette County Extension Office Friday, March 16th from 10:00 am - Noon   In a recent ruling from EPA, "Auxin Specific Training" is now required before anyone uses a dicamba ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Corn, Crops, Dicamba, Extension, Farming, Forage, Interactive, Mandatory, Small Grain, Sorghum, Training, Video

UF/IFAS-developed sorghum cultivars can produce thousands of gallons of ethanol

December 13, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Sweet sorghum is not just for breakfast anymore. Although sorghum is a source for table syrup, scientists see a future in which we convert sorghum to biofuel, rather than relying on fossil fuel. That potential just grew ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Ethanol, Microbiology And Cell Science, Microcell, News, Sorghum, Stan Mayfield Biorefinery Plant, Wilfred Vermerris

UF/IFAS research could lead to more and healthier sorghum

July 25, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher has identified two areas of the sorghum genome that could boost the plant’s resistance to the anthracnose disease. This finding could ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Biofuel, Genome, Microbiology And Cell Science, Microcell, Sorghum, Wilfred Vermerris

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