Emerging industries require a skilled workforce to function. Sometimes, the industry begins to boom before employers can hire a sufficient number of skilled employees. That was the case for many employers in the medicinal plant industry, which ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension agents have received 10 Association of Natural Resource Extension Professional awards, recognizing exceptional programs and education on natural resources issues. Award recipients will be honored at the annual conference in ... READ MORE
In 2021, 14 UF/IFAS faculty earned 15 research grants from external sources, each more than $1 million. The awards acknowledge the time, dedication and effort required to earn grants of this size and the impact it will have on Florida and beyond.
“Awards ... READ MORE
Geomatics is one of the most diverse fields of study. It offers a range of high-paying career opportunities, with a big demand for graduates in private and public sectors across industries worldwide.
Geomatics is a STEM career field that ... READ MORE
Name: EDIS/Ask IFAS
Hometown: Florida, USA
Years with UF/IFAS: Over 20.
Describe your role at UF/IFAS.
I answer questions and fill people in on the important stuff they need to know. If you’re wondering what to ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Nov. 4, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member was awarded an Excellence in Teaching award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture ... READ MORE
Pauline O. Lawrence
As the first black female graduate student and one of fewer than five full time registered female graduate students in Entomology in 1969-72, Pauline Lawrence became keenly aware that field and extension experiences ... READ MORE
Eva Maria Pabon’s Extension efforts reach as far as Puerto Rico. There, she trained five University of Puerto Rico Extension faculty and administrators to bring the Master Gardener Volunteer program to their community. These trainings resulted ... READ MORE
Dr. Lynn Bailey joined the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition faculty in 1977. Over the course of more than 30 years, Dr. Bailey became internationally recognized for her research related to the role of the vitamin folic acid in ensuring ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE