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UF student overcomes adversity to earn bachelor’s degree at 52


April 30, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – After decades of putting a dream to earn a college degree on hold, Alicia Thomas, 52, will accomplish her life goal this spring by earning her bachelor’s in family, youth and community sciences (FYCS) from the University ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Famiy Youth And Community Sciences, Graduation, News

Acclaimed cattle nutrition expert named director of UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center


April 11, 2018

QUINCY, Fla. – When Glen Aiken wasn’t helping his grandfather wrangle cattle in the smothering Texas heat, he was traveling with his father to meat packing houses across the region. “I swear I visited every meat packing plant between Oklahoma ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Director, IFAS, Livestock, News, North Florida Research And Education Center

Women in Ag: Raelene Crandall


March 28, 2018

By Kim Scotto   Dr. Raelene Crandall, assistant professor in the UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation, fondly remembers her first fire: a prescribed prairie burn during an undergraduate internship with the Nature Conservancy. It ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Fire, IFAS, News, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Women's History Month

UF/IFAS CALS student earns national research grant for work to reduce invasive species


March 27, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida student has been chosen as one of nine undergraduate students to receive a research grant from the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA). Current UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Brazilian Pepper Tree, Calophya Latiforceps, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Entomology And Nematology, Hydrilla, James Cuda, News, Patricia Prade, Rachel Watson

Land transfer to benefit UF students and research programs


March 23, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences students will benefit from a transfer of possession and control of land to the University Athletic Association for the construction of a new baseball stadium. ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Horticulture, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Horticulture, IFAS, Land Transfer, News, University Athletic Association

Acclaimed environmentalist to keynote UF’s York Lecture on April 10


March 22, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A world-renowned botanist and environmentalist will keynote the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ 2018 E.T. York Lecture at 2 p.m., April 10. The event, to be held at the Harn Museum ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, EVENTS, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, E.T. York, IFAS, News, Raven, York Lecture

UF/IFAS Bug Week arriving early this year, to offer more live events


March 20, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mark your calendars – the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is holding Bug Week early this year, offering more live events than ever. The weeklong celebration of all things bug-related ... READ MORE

Category: EVENTS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Bug Fest, Bug Week, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Entomology And Nematology, IFAS, News, Scavenger Hunt

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