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UF Shares Poultry Health Research with Commercial Farmers in Syria

April 25, 2018

By Sarah Carey, 352-294-4242, careysk@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The conflict in Syria has caused more than $16 billion in crop and livestock losses and destroyed farming assets, according to a 2017 report from the United Nations’ Food ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, Livestock, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: College Of Veterinary Medicine, IFAS, News, Poultry, Syria

Acclaimed cattle nutrition expert named director of UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center

April 11, 2018

QUINCY, Fla. – When Glen Aiken wasn’t helping his grandfather wrangle cattle in the smothering Texas heat, he was traveling with his father to meat packing houses across the region. “I swear I visited every meat packing plant between Oklahoma ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Director, IFAS, Livestock, News, North Florida Research And Education Center

UF gets $8.7 million grant to improve nutritional quality and food safety in Ethiopia, Burkina Faso

January 2, 2018

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) announces an $8.7 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation over five years to fund research aimed at tackling global ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Feed The Future, Gates Foundation, IFAS, Innovation Lab For Livestock Systems, News

Volunteers travel hundreds of miles to rebuild 4-H farms hit by Irma

November 6, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- After Hurricane Irma swept through south Florida, Jeramy Smith, 4-H agent for UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, jumped in his car to survey damage at the three agricultural learning sites used by the county’s 4-H youth ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, AGRICULTURE, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Livestock, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Miami-Dade County, News

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