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New chair: Andrew Short to lead UF entomology and nematology

December 1, 2022

Andrew Short joins the University of Florida as professor and chair of the UF/IFAS department of entomology and nematology. His tentative start date is May 15, 2023. Short will lead the highly ranked department of nearly 80 faculty members ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, HOME LANDSCAPES, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Andrew Short, Entomology And Nematology, News
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UF/IFAS ranks high among national, international peers

November 1, 2022

As the University of Florida is once again ranked as a top five public university, UF/IFAS continues to gain recognition for excellence in the agricultural sciences. U.S. News and World Report ranks agricultural sciences at UF as No. 4 in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: #AI, AAAS Fellows, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Global Food Systems Institute, Invasion Science Research Institute, News, Rankings, Research Expenditures, SEEDIT

Nov. 5 Art in the Garden offers native plant sale, 4-H youth activities, gardening demonstrations, art workshop and more

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October 28, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE - Mark your calendars for Art in the Garden on November 5 where South Florida residents can enjoy a variety of free activities designed for the entire family. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Art In The Garden, Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Florida 4-H, Florida-friendly Landscaping, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, News, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County

Nuevo Centro de Inteligencia Artificial del GCREC fomentará la agricultura

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October 27, 2022

La agricultura es una parte integral de la economía de Florida, ya que contribuye directamente con más de $10 mil millones anuales en ingresos por ventas y provee más de 133.000 puestos de trabajo. Pero los agricultores enfrentan numerosos ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultura, Centro De Inteligencia Artificial Aplicada A La Agricultura, Espanol, GCREC, IA, Inteligencia Artificial, J. Scott Angle, Jack Rechcigl, Robotica, Spanish
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Swapping red and black for orange and blue: How three Georgia Bulldogs became UF/IFAS leaders

October 26, 2022

While the University of Florida and the University of Georgia may be rivals on the football field, both land-grant universities share a commitment to growing future leaders in agriculture and natural resources. There is a lot of “cross-pollination” ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Dean Kopsell, Environmental Horticulture, Jeanna Mastrodicasa, Matt Whiles, News, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences

Could your body be storing the key to saving seagrass?

October 24, 2022

Struvite is a crystallized compound made from the byproduct of wastewater treatment plants. It includes phosphorus and nitrogen, two ingredients that are key to plant growth and used in other fertilizer sources. A new University ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ann Wilkie, Cheryl Mackowiak, North Florida Research And Education Center, Patrick Inglett, Research, Seagrass, Seagrass Restoration, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Study, Todd Osborne, Wastewater, Whitney Laboratory For Marine Bioscience
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Coastal safety after Hurricane Ian, Q&A with Florida Sea Grant experts

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October 20, 2022

Hurricane Ian’s impact on Florida’s coast lingers, even weeks after the storm’s passing, leaving questions about derelict vessels, water quality and more. Florida Sea Grant UF/IFAS Extension agents and other experts answer commonly asked ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Coastal And Marine Resources, Disaster Recovery, Florida Sea Grant, FWC, HABs, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Red Tide, Storm-impacted Vessels, UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Agents
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Coming soon…the Food is Our Middle Name Podcast

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October 17, 2022

Food is everywhere. Whether you are a foodie that spends the weekend exploring the latest trendy eatery or crafting a homecooked meal is how you unwind each day, food is important for all of us...because, you know, we all eat! But how do our ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: #Foodisourmiddlename, Agriculture, Communications, Food, Food Is Our Middle Name, Podcast, UF/IFAS Communications

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