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UF/IFAS associate dean awarded for educational program


June 13, 2013

Click here for high-resolution version. Caption at bottom. Marty Main, associate dean for University of Florida Extension and associate director of Florida Sea Grant, is being recognized for his educational outreach by the Ecological Society ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ecological Society Of America, Eugene P. Odum, Extension, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Marty Main, University Of Florida, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

UF researchers find wheat production models disagree under climate change scenarios


June 10, 2013

Click here for high-resolution version. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers have found, for the first time, that crop models predicting yields for one of the world’s most important crops begin to disagree ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: AgMIP, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Agricultural Model Intercomparison And Improvement Project, Carbon Dioxide, Climate Change, Frank Ewert, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Jim Jones, Ken Boote, Nature Climate Change, Senthold Asseng, University Of Florida, Wheat

Two UF/IFAS faculty earn place on list of top women professors in Florida


May 22, 2013

Captions at the bottom. Click here and here for high resolution versions. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Two University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty members have been included in a list of the top 25 women professors ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Algae, Anaerobic, Ann Wilkie, Belle Glade, Best Management Practices And Long-Term Water Quality Trends In The Everglades Agricultural Area, Bioenergy, Everglades Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, North American Colleges And Teachers Of Agriculture Teacher Fellow Award, Samira Daroub, Soil And Water Sciences, University Of Florida

Florida Project Learning Tree program sees growth over past year


May 3, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida Project Learning Tree program had a successful year in 2012 with more participation and activities, according to recently released figures. The program, which is housed in the University of Florida School ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS
Tags: Florida 4-H, Florida Forest Association, Florida Forest Service, Florida Project Learning Tree, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Nancy Peterson, Project Learning Tree, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, University Of Florida

UF researchers improve process to create renewable chemicals from plants


April 3, 2013

Click here for high resolution photo. Caption at bottom. Related video. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Crops aren’t just for food, fiber and fuel. Researchers at the University of Florida are making new industrial applications possible for them ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bagasse, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lonnie Ingram, Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences, Renewable Chemicals, Succinic Acid, Sugarcane, University Of Florida, Xuan Wang

Food, sustainability and climate change experts to speak in Gainesville April 2-3


March 26, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida will host a climate symposium April 2-3 that will feature leading authorities on food, sustainability and climate change. Registration has closed for the event, but members of the media are welcome ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Climate, Climate Change, Department Of Housing And Urban Development, Energy, Engineering School Of Sustainable Infrastructure And Environment, Florida Climate Institute, Food, Food Security, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, John Ingram, Land-Grant, Morrill Act, Ron Sims, Sustainability, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS associate professor wins 2013 Postdoc Mentoring Award


March 1, 2013

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Kevin Folta, a University of Florida associate professor and interim chair of the horticultural sciences department, is a recipient of the 2013 Postdoc Mentoring ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Kevin Folta, Office Of Postdoctoral Affairs, Plant Molecular And Cellular Biology Program, Postdoc Mentoring Award, Postdoctoral, University Of Florida

UF agricultural economics professor wins lifetime achievement award


February 21, 2013

Click here for high resolution version. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Charles Moss, a professor in the University of Florida’s food and resource economics department, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Charles Moss, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lifetime Achievement Award, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, University Of Florida

UF distinguished professor named Florida Academy of Sciences’ 2013 medalist


January 14, 2013

Click here for high resolution version. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Lonnie Ingram, a distinguished professor in the University of Florida’s microbiology and cell science department, has been named the 2013 Medalist by the Florida ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Bacterium, Bioethanol, Biofuel, Florida, Florida Academy Of Sciences, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lonnie Ingram, Microbiology And Cell Science, University Of Florida

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