Last year we needed someone fluent in USDA-speak and nimble enough to juggle 26 side conversations simultaneously. Fortunately, we already employed her.
Meri Nantz works in Food Science and Human Nutrition as a research administrator ... READ MORE
This is a historic moment. UF/IFAS is about to help lead a leap forward in farming. Part of how we’ll do it is by building a hub dedicated to revolutionizing agriculture.
A Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture will ... 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
Because of Ute Albrecht, we know more about how to manage citrus greening than we did six years ago. She has worked nights, weekends, away from home and among citrus growers desperate for her to work faster.
Her work is so important to ... READ MORE
It was, quite simply, a great budget year. Here it is by the numbers:
$8.8 million for research to update our nutrient rate recommendations, probably the single-most urgent request from our agricultural producers this year.
A $3.65 million ... READ MORE
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
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
I’m more convinced than ever that UF/IFAS has to be—and is—a central player in feeding the world of 2050. After all, food is our middle name.
Perhaps no one in UF/IFAS embodies our feed-the-world imperative more than Gbola Adesogan. ... 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