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
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
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
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
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
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Hope Hersh has her sights set on something out of this world—freshly baked bread for astronauts.
As a plant molecular and cellular biology doctoral student in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS is pleased to announce the honorees to be recognized at this year’s UF/IFAS Dinner of Distinction. This celebration recognizes the commitment of individuals and organizations to the UF/IFAS mission of teaching, research and Extension.
2021 ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- When the University of Florida gave the call to move classes online in 2020, faculty in the UF/IFAS department of microbiology and cell science transitioned hands-on labs and learning experiences into a virtual environment. ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences assistant professor Jamie Loizzo was selected as one of two winners of the National Early Career Teaching Award by the USDA.
The National Awards for Excellence in College ... READ MORE