Like the rest of the nation, UF/IFAS is challenged by the lack of applicants for its staff support positions across the state. All UF job postings are located online and new opportunities are added each day (click on "staff full time" to filter ... READ MORE
Florida farmers are used to uncertainty. Usually, this uncertainty has to do with producing the crop itself. Freezes and hurricanes can wipe out a year’s investment overnight, while longer-term scourges like drought, disease and pest infestations ... READ MORE
Today I sat at lunch with someone who doesn't work at a university. He remarked that it would be cool to have a way to take the high-powered research we do at the University of Florida and somehow get it out to the citizens in a way that they ... READ MORE
Although it is the break week between Spring and Summer semesters, a lot is happening on campus. It's a great time to run an errand in town or to visit a favorite restaurant (assuming it is open) while almost all of the students are away.
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At the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame luncheon this year, I had the pleasure to meet Mr. Jerry Chicone, a 2009 inductee. I had no idea he had previously donated his personal collection of citrus crate labels to the University of Florida a few ... READ MORE
The first day of the 2016 legislative session begins January 12, 2016 and we expect it to conclude in March 2016. Accordingly we should know our budget well before the beginning of the next fiscal year. Our IFAS Government Affairs team of ... READ MORE
I recently had the opportunity to represent IFAS on the Inauguration Committee for Dr. Fuchs. It met all year, and a whole week of festivities were planned. The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences hosted an open house where we grow poinsettias, ... READ MORE