As I was reflecting upon the end of hurricane season, I thought about the many people and facilities UF/IFAS is entrusted with, how they can be unexpectedly in harm’s way, and what it takes to keep this operation moving.
Someone ... READ MORE
We’ve had a remarkable amount of practice helping people and places in a hurricane’s path, this time in the Big Bend and Live Oak.
Jeanna Mastrodicasa again coordinated relief efforts before, during and after Idalia, this time at ... READ MORE
If you come to hear Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young deliver our York lecture next week, you’ll be inspired by someone I consider a visionary, a champion for agricultural science, a trailblazer and an anti-hunger crusader.
I also consider her ... READ MORE
Madeline Mellinger had only about a year of experience working with growers in the Everglades Agricultural Area when they asked her to serve as their adviser on pest management.
During that year she had established their trust through consistent ... READ MORE
Because of the era and the color of her skin, Pauline Lawrence had to do more than make discoveries to amass a distinguished scientific career. She had to make history.
Lawrence arrived in Gainesville in 1969, just 11 years after UF had admitted ... READ MORE
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
Science is among the greatest of gifts. It’s a gift to those of us privileged to advance it daily, whose job description is to make the world a better place.
Your work makes a difference! Some of you do it through discovery, others through ... READ MORE
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