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
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
¿Busca un evento de otoño que supere el tradicional huerto de calabazas?
No olvide marcar su calendario el sábado 15 de octubre, de 8 a.m. a 4 p.m. cuando ocurrirá el Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión Social de UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
For Jorge Rey, science has been a lifelong passion. At the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), he is director of the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory (FMEL), a training and research center in Vero ... READ MORE
Two Florida counties were put under quarantine in recent weeks, but this has nothing to do with COVID-19.
An agricultural quarantine is intended to prevent the spread of invasive species, but the protocols are unrelated to restrictions put ... READ MORE
Invasive plants don’t just outcompete native plants but can also change animal behavior in ways that disadvantage native plants as well.
Invasive cogongrass is a problem in longleaf pine ecosystems. A new study found that when cogongrass ... READ MORE
A University of Florida scientist is working with a global research team to help control plants, animals and fish before they become invasive. To do this, resource managers first need protocols.
In addition to preserving natural, native fishing ... READ MORE
Native to the Indo-Pacific, lionfish cause problems when introduced to areas outside their native range.
Two invasions are underway: one in the western Atlantic, and one in the Mediterranean Sea. Now scientists are applying lessons learned ... READ MORE
Termite Awareness Week began March 13, just in time for swarming season.
Scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) in Fort Lauderdale conduct year-round research on the invasive ... READ MORE
Nearly 100 nature lovers flocked to the DeLuca Preserve to scout the property for animals and plants that live on the expanse. Visitors documented 1,600 sightings, and within those, observed 345 species.
The “BioBlitz,” as it’s called, ... READ MORE