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Helping Haiti Achieve Higher Black Bean Yields


July 31, 2019

For Haitians, black beans are a food staple and the most consumed bean in the country. But farmers there have one of the lowest yield rates in the world for the crop – 660 kilograms per hectare (ha-1). Franky Celestin, UF/IFAS Soil and Water ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Black Beans, Franky Celestin, Haiti, Nutrient Management, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Soil Science

Building a Partnership in Brazil


May 2, 2019

A small group of administrators from Federal University of Lavras (UFLA) in Brazil filed into the UF/IFAS Institute for Sustainable Food Systems meeting space Thursday morning. Greeting them was Dr. Jack Payne, UF senior vice president for agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Federal University Of Lavras, Jack Payne, Pedro Sanchez, Ramesh Reddy, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department
urban stormwater pond

Graduating Senior a Finalist for College Award


March 27, 2019

Ben Grubbs, a Soil and Water Sciences Department student, is a finalist for the Larry J. Connor Medal of Excellence from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS). The award is given to an outstanding senior based on scholarship, leadership, ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ben Grubbs, Environmental Management In Agriculture And Natural Resources, Larry J. Connor Medal Of Excellence, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department

Soil and Water Sciences Transfer Student Recognized


March 15, 2019

Soil and Water Sciences student Lindsay Furr is a finalist for the Emelie Matthews Award of Excellence. The honor recognizes outstanding graduating transfer students in the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Furr ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: College Of Agriculture And Life Sciences, Emelie Matthews Award Of Excellence, Lindsay Furr, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department
sun setting over water and plant life

Featured New Faculty: Masanori Fujimoto


February 2, 2017

By Jessica Southard Pardo, Communications Specialist, Soil and Water Sciences Department Since Masanori Fujimoto was a small child, he always wanted to understand things – how does this work, why does that look a certain way, how did this ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Academics, Featured Faculty, Soil And Water Sciences Department, SWS Featured Faculty

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