Congratulations to an Extension legend.
As a high school student, John Woeste had no specific aspirations beyond graduation until a 4-H program brought him to the University of Kentucky campus for a week. He was repeatedly told he would be ... READ MORE
People have an appetite for science that improves their lives no matter what language they speak.
In the last two years, Hardee County Extension Director Jonael Bosques, John Diaz and the CAFÉ Latino team have demonstrated that more than ... READ MORE
In all the traveling I’ve done in my career, I’ve never been greeted with finish-line tape, “Chariots of Fire” playing on a public address system, a 4-H’er hanging a medal around my neck and a state map cake with a different color ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS team that has released more than 250 fruit, vegetable and other plant cultivars in the past decade is getting even stronger.
Seven budding scientists from around the world arrived in Florida in August to work with Plant Breeders ... READ MORE
Cris Arellano Jr. loved Holly, and that’s why he helped his dad cut out her heart and lungs for lab testing. He did not want his heifer’s death to be in vain. He wanted to know what caused it, and, more importantly, he wanted other people ... READ MORE
Peter Bostanescu has spent a career’s worth of time tending to the garden at the UF/IFAS Marion County Extension Office. He can’t recall exactly when he got his 30-year plaque for his service as a Master Gardener Volunteer.
The memory, ... READ MORE
One of the VP’s main jobs is to get the resources our faculty and staff need to do theirs. I love doing this.
Asking for funding is an opportunity to tell the story of the men and women of UF/IFAS making Florida and the world a better place. ... READ MORE
When Miles Edward Groover retired as an Extension agent in Jefferson County in 1957, it was significant enough to warrant mention in the Chicago Defender.
Groover was among the first Black Extension agents in Florida. He grew up in an era ... READ MORE
For all the might of its $17 billion annual contribution to the Florida economy, I believe the most lasting and far-reaching impact of the University of Florida may be through our 4-H program and the millions of current and former ... READ MORE
I’m writing to share with you the latest updates from the Panhandle and the impacts of Hurricane Sally on UF/IFAS.
First and most important: Everyone is OK. From all the reports we’re getting, none of our employees or their families have ... READ MORE