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New medicinal plants course addresses industry needs


May 10, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Emerging Enterprises, Hemp, Medicinal Plants, UF College Of Pharmacy, UF/IFAS CALS

Nature lovers identify hundreds of plant species at DeLuca Preserve BioBlitz


March 8, 2022

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

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: BioBlitz, DeLuca, DeLuca Preserve, INaturalist, INaturalist App
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Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference 2022


March 1, 2022

The UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED) Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference is back in-person this spring. The conference explains critical policy issues Florida agribusiness leaders face and provides insights on ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Conference, Event, Events, Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center
image - Students work with surveying equipment in a geomatics course at the University of Florida's Gulf Coast Research and Education Center's GCREC) Plant City, with Amr Abd-Elrahman, an associate professor of geomatics and principal investigator of the project. Photo courtesy UFIFAS Photography.

UF/IFAS receives nearly $1 million grant to engage more low-income students in geomatics


February 7, 2022

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

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Alison Adams, Amr Abd-Elrahman, Benjamin Wilkinson, Engineering And Mathematics, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Geomatics, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hartwig Henry Hochmair, National Science Foundation, NSF S-STEM Program, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Science, STEM, Technology, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center
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UF/IFAS recognizes supporters at annual Dinner of Distinction


December 13, 2021

On Dec. 10, UF/IFAS honored supporters, alumni and partners at the 2021 Dinner of Distinction. This celebration highlights the commitment of individuals and organizations to the UF/IFAS mission areas of teaching, research and Extension. Elisabeth ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Advancement, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Dinner Of Distinction, News

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