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UF/IFAS research on crocodiles provides key insights on wildlife aging


June 24, 2022

Many wildlife scientists worldwide need to know why certain species live longer than others. If they know the reasons behind longevity, scientists can provide vital management data to help conserve species. Scientists at the UF/IFAS Fort ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: @TheCrocDocs, American Crocodile, Conservation, Crocodiles, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Longevity, Species, Tetrapods, Venetia Briggs-Gonzalez, Wildlife

UF scientists finding grapes to grow in Florida; upcoming field day to feature research update, wine-making workshop


June 23, 2022

Florida farmers and other businesspeople are bubbling with enthusiasm to make wine. There are about 40 wineries around Florida. Further, as of 2017 (the most recent year for which there’s data), growers in the Sunshine State were producing ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Ali Sarkhosh, Andrew MacIntosh, Diseases, Fermentation, Field Trials, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Grape Field Day, Grapes, Horticultural Sciences, Muscadine Grapes, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Wine
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Find Your Frugal: Five money-saving tips for grocery shoppers


June 21, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, from grocery shelves to gas pumps. In an ongoing effort to help people – ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Family Nutrition Program, Find Your Frugal, Grocery Shopping, Inflation, Saving Money, Sharon Austin

UF/IFAS researchers will use AI to assess livestock mobility


June 16, 2022

University of Florida scientists want to assess livestock mobility faster and more accurately, ultimately helping farm animal health and production. To do so, they’ll use artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze high-definition video of ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Analysis, Animal Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Cattle, Gait, Genome, Horses, Locomotion, Mobility, Samantha Brooks, Swine, Video
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June 25: Join UF/IFAS to support conservation of imperiled crocodile species


June 8, 2022

Local scientists and students from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are leading research efforts to save an endangered species of crocodiles in Colombia. On June 25, faculty, students and scientists ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: CROC Docs, CrocFest, Crocodiles, Endangered Species, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Summer CrocFest, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology And Conservation
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Find Your Frugal: Five tips to help you save on hurricane preparedness expenses


June 7, 2022

About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. From grocery shelves to gas pumps, the ripple effects of the yearslong COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide. Add tropical storms to the mix at the start ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Brenda Marty-Jimenez, Disaster Menu Plan, Emergency Food Supply, Family And Consumer Sciences, Featured Hot Topic, Find Your Frugal, Florida's Tax Holiday 2022, Food Safety, Hurricane Menu Planning, Hurricane Preparation, Inflation, News, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Solutions

New UF/IFAS professor to combine AI and plant breeding; teach tomorrow’s AI innovators


May 24, 2022

As a child in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Carlos “Charlie” Messina knew he wanted to help people produce food worldwide, while also preserving the environment. But learning about agriculture in a big city wasn’t easy. Fortunately, his ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Buenos Aires, Charlie Messina, Crop Models, Drought, Flood, Genomics, Horticultural Sciences, Jim Jones, Meteorology, Plant Breeding

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