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UF/IFAS Research Awards Ceremony Honors Accomplishments, Mentorship

Sixty-three faculty, staff and graduate students from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) were recognized at the 12th Annual Florida Agricultural Experiment Station Research Awards Ceremony on Thursday. Robert Gilbert, the new UF/IFAS dean for research, presided over the ceremony. “One of the priorities throughout my career has been investing time and resources into mentoring early career

UF Scientists Test Vaccine for Disease that Affects Deer

University of Florida scientists are working with deer farmers to test a new vaccine that could help prevent a deadly disease in deer. The disease, called epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD, does not affect humans, but is the number one cause of herd loss on deer farms, said Samantha Wisely, associate professor of wildlife ecology and conservation with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Wisely directs the UF/IFAS

UF/IFAS Urges Permeable Pavement to Help Reduce Pollutants

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Instead of rain bouncing off pavement and carrying nutrients down to a drain or retention pond, some pavement actually absorbs water. It’s called permeable pavement, and it minimizes pollutants such as nitrogen from getting into nearby waterways, say University of Florida faculty. Scientists and Extension agents with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are working with developers, engineers, landscape

Student Research Opportunities

student volunteer opportunities 10.24.2018