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UF Graduates First Class of Food and Resource Economics Students from Plant City

December 10, 2019

With an interest in marketing and a goal to eventually start her own cattle business, Marlena Moore searched for a college degree program that would allow her to meld those two aspirations together while staying near her hometown of Riverview, ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Resource Economics, Luis Pena-Levano, News, Plant City

UF-Supported Student Recognized for Work in Rwanda’s Milk Production Practices

October 15, 2019

Jean Baptiste Ndahetuye, of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems at the University of Florida/IFAS, is the 2019 recipient of the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Student Researcher Award for ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Awards And Recognitions, Board For International Food And Agricultural Development, Cow, Dairy, Dairy Cattle, Feed The Future Innovation Lab For Livestock Systems, International Programs, Milk Production

Study: Biosolids Produce Less Nitrogen and Phosphorus Runoff than Inorganic Fertilizer

September 17, 2019

By Mike Loizzo GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- New research from University of Florida scientists found that some nutrients from inorganic fertilizers enter surface water more easily than those from biosolids. Maria Silveira, a professor in the UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, Livestock, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Biosolids, Fertilizer, Maria Silveira, Nutrients, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Research, Runoff, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Science

Horse Care Questions Answered at the Florida Equine Institute

September 5, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- From recreational horse owners to large-scale equine operations, the 2019 Florida Equine Institute and Allied Trade Show, hosted by UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, will provide a one-stop shop for research-based information ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, Livestock, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Caitlin Bainum, Equine, Florida Equine Institute And Allied Trade Show, Horse, Livestock, Marion County Extension

UF/IFAS Researcher Aims to Improve Bacteria Treatments for Cows, Humans

August 20, 2019

University of Florida scientists believe they can develop new antimicrobials that will benefit dairy cattle and, eventually, humans by treating bacteria that normally resist antibiotics. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria take a serious toll on ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Pests & Disease
Tags: Animal Sciences Department, Antibiotics, Bacteria, Cattle, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Grant, KC Jeong

New website in development to protect water quality around horse farms

August 2, 2019

By Mike Loizzo GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is funding a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences project to create a new mobile responsive website with an ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Animal Sciences Department, Best Management Practices, Carissa Wickens, FDACS, Horse, Manure, Mary Lusk, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Water Quality

Food Safety a ‘Major Public Health Issue,’ Says UF/IFAS Professor Ahead of First-Ever World Food Safety Day

June 6, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The World Health Organization estimates that each year, 600 million people suffer from an episode of foodborne disease, or one out of every 10 global citizens. To highlight the need for safe, accessible food worldwide, ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Arie Havelaar, Citrus Research And Education Center, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Feed The Future Innovation Lab For Livestock Systems, Food Safety, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Health, Institute For Sustainable Food Systems, Keith Schneider, Michelle Danyluk, Nutrition, World Food Safety Day

UF Scientists Test Vaccine for Disease that Affects Deer

May 20, 2019

University of Florida scientists are working with deer farmers to test a new vaccine that could help prevent a deadly disease in deer. The disease, called epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, does not affect humans, but is the number one ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Cervidae Health Research Initiative, Deer Farms, News, Samantha Wisely, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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