Tag: CALS

Florida Youth Institute lets high schoolers explore a future in agricultural and life sciences

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As 22 high schoolers step onto the manicured turf of Florida Field, Jason Kruse, associate professor of environmental horticulture, explains how maintaining a football field involves more than fertilizer and regular mowing. Rather, he says,… Read More

$2.6M legislative allotment lets UF/IFAS complete Beef Teaching Unit expansion

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Students in the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences animal sciences department will benefit from a top-notch cattle-teaching facility in Gainesville, thanks to a $2.6 million legislative… Read More

Myers named Chair of UF/IFAS department of agricultural education and communication

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Brian Myers has been named Chair of the University of Florida’s department of agricultural education and communication. The department, in the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is considered among the country’s best in developing leaders,… Read More