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Soil and Water Sciences Department hosts two students from Zamorano University

When their university offered them a chance to study in the United States for a semester, Fabrizio Pilco and Manuel Cornejo jumped at the opportunity. The two Zamorano University undergraduates studying...
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Environmental Management alum highlights working at Florida DEP

By Anthony Bolesta, EMANR alum Approximately one week after graduating from the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies: Environmental Management in Agriculture and Natural Resources (EMANR),...
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Featured New Visiting Faculty: Silvino Moreira

Dr. Silvino Moreira is an agronomist from the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA). He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in soils and plant nutrition from the...
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November 21, 2021, Morning Ag Clips, UF citrus faculty secure federal funding in ongoing fight against citrus greening


November 16, 2021, Morning Ag Clips, UF/IFAS awarded grant to boost shellfish aquaculture industry, water quality initiatives


November 15, 2021, National Geographic, A deadly disease is wiping out coral in Florida and the Caribbean


November 10, 2021, Fox13-Tampa Bay, Grasshopper altered woman’s career path, leading her to become an expert on Florida’s water quality


September 30, 2021, WUSF, A Red Tide Algae Study That Focuses On Tampa Bay Nutrients Gets Financial Backing


September 30, 2021, Water and Wastes Digest, Research on algae bloom nutrients in Florida gets funding


September 27, 2021, WUFT, Florida Ranks Second In Government-Sold Homes In Flood Zones


September 17, 2021, Citrus Industry News, Irrigation and Nutrient Management BMPs


September 16, 2021, Okeechobee News, UF/IFAS scientists join effort to advance phosphorus sustainability


September 14, 2021, Morning Ag Clips, UF/IFAS scientists tapped to work on NSF center to advance phosphorus sustainability


September 8, 2021, VSCNews, UF/IFAS Studying Phosphorous in Tomatoes, Potatoes


August 17, 2021, Citrus Industry Magazine, Optimizing Macronutrients and Micronutrients


August 15, 2021, Fort Myers News-Press, The dirt on soil


August 5, 2021, Immokalee Bulletin, A soil microbiologist tells us the hidden treasures under the earth


July 30, 2021, Citrus Industry Magazine, Cover Crops Promising, but...


June 28, 2021, Citrus Industry Magazine, Effect of Nutrients on Canopy Response and Yield


June 18, 2021, Science Friday, What Can Crayfish Tell Us About Drugs In Our Waterways?


June 17, 2021, Smithsonian Magazine, Crayfish Exposed to Antidepressants Are More Adventurous


June 16, 2021, The Guardian, Crayfish behave more boldly after exposure to antidepressants


June 15, 2021, National Geographic, Antidepressants in waterways may make crayfish bolder, increasing risk of predation


June 9, 2021, The Free Press, Robots May Eventually Help Kill Weeds That Impede Strawberry Yield


May 26, 2021, Hernando Sun, UF research aims to help reduce nitrogen flow into Tampa Bay


May 25, 2021, WLRN-FM, New Study To Determine Which Source Of Nutrient Pollution Most Feeds Red Tide In Tampa Bay


May 10, 2021, Growing America, Federal Grant Funds UF/IFAS Soil Health and Citrus Study


April 28, 2021, Growing Produce, Can You Dig It? Citrus Soil Health Study Gets $500K in Backing


April 22, 2021, WCJB-TV, Researchers plant eelgrass for Earth Day


April 22, 2021, WJCT-FM, Water Pollution (segment begins at 34 minutes)


April 20, 2021, Morning Ag Clips, Don’t forget to test your soil


April 6, 2021, WFTS-TV, Drinking water for Manatee County residents will not be affected by the issues at Piney Point


April 6, 2021, WMNF-FM, Manatee commission okays pumping water from Piney Point gyp stack underground


April 5, 2021, News Nation, Crews race to drain Florida wastewater reservoir on brink of collapse (video-Dr. Ashley Smyth)


April 5, 2021, WCJB-TV, University of Florida professor thinks Piney Point Reservoir-like leak unlikely in Gainesville


March 25, 2021, Fort Myers News-Press, Are stormwater ponds as effective as we think?


March 17, 2021, Morning Ag Clips, UF scientists to probe downstream ecological impacts of stormwater ponds


March 12, 2021, Citrus Industry Magazine, Field Trials for Cultivar Evaluation; Soil and Root Health


March 10, 2021, WUSF, The Science Behind 'Carbon Farming' To Combat Global Warming


March 5, 2021, All At Sea, Sargassum Weed – Scientists Research Turning it From Trash to Treasure


March 4, 2021, Gainesville Sun, Three female UF scientists featured on CBS's 'Mission Unstoppable' this month


March 2, 2021, Brevard Business News, Shellfish may improve quality in north Florida estuary


January 9, 2021, CBS Mission Unstoppable, How Oysters Keep Oceans Clean


December 27, 2020, Floriday Today, Transplanted 'super clams' thrive, sparking hope of cleansing gunked-up Indian River Lagoon


December 3, 2020, Growing America, UF Citrus Faculty Highly Sought After as Research Partners in Fight Against Greening


November 13, 2020, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, King tides are back this weekend. If you’re wondering what they are, here’s some background


November 13, 2020, Citrus Industry Magazine, Harnessing the Power of Soil Microbes


October 1, 2020, Hometown News Brevard, Some climate change questions answered


September 29, 2020, Growing America, Local UF Professor Garners Third Professorship Award


September 22, 2020, Growing Produce, Cover Crops at the Center of Search for Sustainable Ag Solution


September 17, 2020, Growing America, New NIFA-Funded Research to Examine Cover Crops in Organic Vegetable Production Systems


August 6, 2020, Lake Okeechobee News, UF studies phosphorus in EAA farm runoff


July 13, 2020, Florida Today, Can toughest 'Darwinian' clams cleanse Indian River Lagoon?


July 12, 2020, Tampa Bay Times, A community approach to protect water quality


June 22, 2020, Citrus Industry Magazine, Citrus Professor Awarded by UF/IFAS Extension Peers


June 4, 2020, Fort Myers News-Press, Fertilizer ordinances across Southwest Florida hope to curb nutrient pollution, stop algae blooms


June 2, 2020, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Guest Editorial: Summer storms mean runoff


May 29, 2020, Southeast Produce Weekly, UF/IFAS Research Adapts To COVID-19 Era


May 21, 2020, The Florida Alligator, Bored during quarantine? Try going green


May 21, 2020, Growing America, What happens After You Flush (toilets/septic systems)


May 18, 2020, WUFT, Out of Sight, Still a Blight


May 15, 2020, HortiDaily, UF/IFAS appoints interim director of Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center


May 1, 2020, The Packer, Updated citrus nutrition guide helps growers deal with greening


April 26, 2020, Growing Florida, Waiting to Fertilize Your Bahiagrass Pasture?


April 9, 2020, Citrus Industry News, Irrigation Management Advice for HLB Trees


March 30, 2020, Growing America, UF Plant and Soil Diagnostic Labs Essential to Florida Agriculture, Economy during COVID-19


March 27, 2020, Citrus Industry News, Irrigation Management for Young Citrus Trees


March 25, 2020, Growing America, Water scientists to virtually connect with pre-K to high school students through Facebook Live


Feb. 28, 2020, VSC News, UF Water Institute Symposium Addresses Complex Issues


Feb. 13, 2020, Growing America, Citrus Producers Utilizing Screen Structures to Minimize Greening


Feb. 11, 2020, Bay News 9, UF Scientists Encourage Women to Pursue STEM on International Day of Women in Science


Feb. 10, 2020, Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland, The drugs which end up in our sewers, drains, and rivers


Jan. 31, 2020, Herald News (Klamath Falls, OR), Science of Soil: KBREC welcomes new agronomist


Jan. 28, 2020, The Business Report, UF Online Programs See New Gains in 2020 U.S. News & World Report Rankings


Jan. 14, 2020, Citrus Industry Magazine, Eco-Mowing Is Part of Cover Crop Research


Jan. 1, 2020, Citrus Industry Magazine, Soil, Cover Crops, and Compost


Dec. 13, 2019, Newswise, An Urbanized Florida Means More Stormwater Ponds, Invasive Plants


Dec. 3, 2019, Pensacola News Journal, UWF, UF researchers will study issues facing Northwest Florida estuaries


October 21, 2019, Progressive Farmer, Climate Answers in the Soil


October 21, 2019, Brevard Business News, NEW UF-led study finds bacterial similarities among diseased coral species (page 10)


October 7, 2019, Citrus Industry News, Graduate Students Play Big Role in Research


August 29, 2019, Science News for Students, Mystery disease is killing Caribbean corals


August 19, 2019, Southeast AgNet Radio Network, UF Student Wins Scholarship to Find Solutions to Seagrass Loss


August 13, 2019, Crestview News Bulletin, It all depends on soil pH


July 24, 2019, Global Engage, Improving Crop Production Through Understanding the Soil Microbiome


July 17, 2019, WUFT, Sandy Soil And Rising Seas Spell Septic Tank Disaster In Florida


July 13, 2019, WINK-TV, UF scientists test SWFL soil to help farmers


July 8, 2019, Southeast AgNet Radio Network, Beneath the Earth, the ‘Black Box’ of Soil Holds a Key to Crop Growth


July 6, 2018, ABC7 Chicago, Water bottle warning: Can you start a fire if you leave bottled water in your car?


June 26, 2019, Vice News, The Everglades Is on Fire, But It’s Actually Fine


May 31, 2019, Florida Alligator, UF researchers use compost to reduce water usage


April 15, 2019, WUFT TV, Compost Study at Fred Cone Park


April 5, 2019, Marco Eagle (Marco Island, FL), UF scientists identify project that could help Marco waterways


March 27, 2019, Tampa Bay Times, Column: The Spirit of World Water Day, Every Day


February 25, 2019, Florida Alligator, 68 countries, one mission: UF professor studying soil to fight world hunger


February 15, 2019, WFSU News, UF Researchers Say People Are Moving Away From Lakes And Rivers


February 14, 2019, UF News, "My Dream Is For Food Security Worries To Be Something Of The Past"


January 2, 2019, Citrus Industry News, Manage Soil pH and Nutrition for HLB


December 11, 2018, Growing Produce, Growing Under Cover a Big Deal for Florida Citrus


December 4, 2018, The Packer, Florida conference to reveal citrus grower research


November 5th, 2018, Florida Trend, $3.5 Million USDA Grant Could Help Florida's Grapefruit Industry


October 26th, 2018, Gainesville Sun, Scientists hope to turn algae into marketable goods 


October 16th, 2018, UF News, Meet some of the UF students working to feed the world


September 9th, 2018, Gainesville Sun, Six UF/IFAS students receive NSF research fellowships


July 30th, 2018, The Clewiston News, New chief agricultural scientist chosen for SW Florida


July 9th, 2018, NewsDeeply, How Much Water Do Coho Salmon Need?


May 15, 2018, Gainesville Sun, Retired UF professor receives France's highest honor


January 31, 2018, Florida Alligator, A disease is killing Florida's oranges. UF researchers received millions to stop it


January 14, 2018, Gainesville Sun, Study finds nitrates not only problem affecting springs


January 5, 2018, The Apopka Voice, District and UF complete collaborative three-year investigation into Florida springs' health