Tag: CALS

UF/IFAS environmental horticulture faculty and CALS students win awards at international conference

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students and UF/IFAS faculty recently took home several awards at the 41st International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) southern region conference. IPPS is a global network… Read More

CALS student wins prestigious award from UF International Center at the 22nd annual Outstanding International Student Awards Ceremony

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Erangi Heenkenda, a College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) master’s student, received the University of Florida International Center’s Scarborough-Maud Fraser Award at the 22nd annual awards ceremony held on Nov. 15. The center recognizes… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS professors receive funding for innovative teaching projects

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Recognized for their excellence both inside and outside of the classroom, faculty within the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) are known for providing unique learning opportunities for their students. Now,… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS students, faculty host Stop Hunger Now on Nov. 4 to feed international communities in need

Please see caption below. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nearly 800 million people globally do not receive the necessary amount of food to survive, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. While the number of undernourished… Read More

Screwworm life cycle and habits contribute to insect’s threat, UF experts say

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida residents curious or skeptical about the threat posed by the parasitic screwworm fly Cochliomiya hominivorax can rest assured the insect merits all the attention it has received after an outbreak was detected in the… Read More

UF/IFAS experts to celebrate animal agriculture at 39th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty will be sharing their expertise on the theme of Florida’s animal agriculture at the 39th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo — the largest agricultural expo in… Read More