Tag: Soil and Water Sciences

UF/IFAS researchers to study how to reduce carbon dioxide in ranch soil

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers hope to reduce possible pollutants emanating from soils in Florida cattle ranches by using a $710,000 federal grant to study… Read More

UF/IFAS scientists honored as UF Research Foundation professors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Six University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty members, who are trying to solve global issues as wide-ranging as better alternative fuels and nutrient absorption, have been named as UF Research Foundation… Read More

Two key factors control phosphorus movement from soil to groundwater

  See caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New insights into how phosphorus leaches into groundwater could help reduce its potential impact on water and the environment, a UF/IFAS scientist says. Phosphorus poses an environmental threat when it travels… Read More

UF hosting its annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The United Nations has declared 2015 the “International Year of Soils” and the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is recognizing this with its 16th annual Soil and Water Science Research Forum… Read More