The idea was prompted by a bakeoff. Use the discards from one kind of food and reuse them to make a snack cake just a little healthier.
It’s the kind of research project Dr. Andrew MacIntosh—Dr. Mac to students and colleagues—leads ... READ MORE
We’ve had an encouraging surge in new American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows in recent years. In my opinion, this is not because we’re suddenly doing fellow-level science.
I believe it indicates our reputation ... 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
After 25 years, do you keep chasing a dream? Collier County Farm Bureau President Matt Stephenson-Smith does.
Stephenson-Smith entered the University of Florida as a 24-year-old transfer in 1994. Decades later, he found himself still taking ... 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
It all started with the carrot trucks that roll through the Suwannee Valley. There are enough of them that they got the attention of a congressional aide who asked John Walt Boatright where they were coming from.
John Walt told him “Glad ... READ MORE
One of the jobs of UF/IFAS scientists is to challenge conventional wisdom. You don’t want to bet the ranch on something that only seems true. Facts, empirical evidence and data are a more solid foundation for the truth you need to make decisions ... READ MORE
Congratulations to the 59 UF/IFAS faculty whose record of strong achievement has earned them tenure, permanent status and/or promotion!
I am proud to work with each and every one of these leaders who consistently demonstrate across-the-board ... READ MORE
Once again, racist violence has rocked our nation: eight people in Atlanta, including six women of Asian descent, were murdered earlier this month. Incidents of violence against Asians and Asian Americans are heartbreaking but all too common, ... READ MORE
It’s no secret that the demographics of the people in the academic fields represented within UF/IFAS do not reflect those of our larger society. Reckoning with the historical roots of this is not a search for an excuse but a way to deepen ... READ MORE