Department of Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences

Category: Agribusiness

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

March 15, 2020

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic
Farm Credit of Florida interns standing in farm field

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Stephen Singleton

August 16, 2019

The Soil and Water Sciences Department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experience. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual Work, SWS 4911-Supervised ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Environmental Management In Agriculture And Natural Resources, Farm Credit Of Florida, Internship, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Stephen Singleton, Summer Experience
small field of lettuce

Featured New Faculty: Lakesh Sharma

July 29, 2019

Dr. Lakesh Sharma has joined the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department as an Assistant Professor of Soil Fertility and Sustainable Nutrient Management. We asked him to tell us about his background and future plans. What are your research ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Featured Faculty, Lakesh Sharma, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Soil Fertility, Soil Science, Sustainable Nutrient Management, SWS Featured Faculty

The Human Dimension of Soil Science

April 1, 2019

A Soil and Water Sciences doctoral candidate is studying mental models of farmers and agricultural experts in Miami-Dade County. Claire Friedrichsen is focusing on the communication gap that exists between those two groups when it comes to soil ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Claire Friedrichsen, Samira Daroub, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Soil Food Value Chain, Soil Science

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