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Florida HS Students Present Research at Prestigious Global Conference

Dan Education, Florida, Industry News Release, Research

Five students who completed a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences program were among 210 high school students from around the world who attended the 25th Annual Global Youth Institute symposium hosted by The World Food Prize Foundation. The students discussed critical food security and agricultural issues with international experts. The event was held from Oct. 17 …

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Florida Cattleman Donates Cow to UF Campus Food Pantry

Dan Beef, Cattle, Economy, Education, Industry News Release

At the University of Florida, 16 percent of those who visited the on-campus Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field and Fork pantry mentioned the service was their sole source of food when they needed temporary assistance. While students working with the Field and Fork student gardens grow fresh seasonal vegetables for pantry users, the pantry runs low on protein sources. When …

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UF/IFAS CALS Student Places First in International Graduate Student Competition

Dan Education, Florida, Industry News Release, Nursery Crops

Debalina Saha, an environmental horticulture graduate assistant at the University of Florida, has always wanted to study how different mulches and herbicides affect weed growth. Her tenacity has paid off: Saha placed first in the International Plant Propagation Society Southern Region graduate student research competition at its 42nd annual conference. “Measuring light under different mulch depths was something that had …