Tag: Bernie Machen

UF/IFAS officials unveil new Straughn Extension Professional Development Center

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida officials opened a new building Thursday that will be a second home for extension faculty gathering in Gainesville for professional development and training… Read More

UF, Buckeye dedicate ethanol production facility in Perry

Caption at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many building dedications feature a ribbon-cutting; this one included a front-end loader ceremoniously dumping a scoopful of pulverized sugarcane stalks. It was an appropriate way to mark… Read More

UF/IFAS, Buckeye break ground for biorefinery pilot plant in Perry, Fla.

Click here for full image. Caption at end of story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy set a goal that, by 2030, a third of the nation’s reliance on fossil fuels would be replaced… Read More

UF/IFAS Ethanol Pilot Plant Dedication (stand alone photo – no story available)

View Photo In this photo released from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, microbiologist Lonnie Ingram (foreground) explains ethanol production to (left to right) U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, UF Senior Vice President for Agriculture… Read More