Effects of Vine Age on Grapes and Wine Quality

Have you ever wondered what gives wine its distinct taste? Check out Morgan Nunes, Katelyn Pedersen, and Elle Ann Vander's photo essay about Dr. Jean Dodson Peterson. Dodson Peterson is currently exploring whether or not that distinct wine taste falls from varying vine ages. Click here to explore the students' Adobe Spark Page. Author Bios: ...

Sustaining Living Shorelines

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station (NCBS) in Cedar Key, Florida. In this series, AEC students showcased the people working at NCBS, their research with the living shorelines, and collaborating with the local community. Check out this photo essay by Kyle Cronin as he highlights the ...

Dr. Allen’s Commitment to Solutions between Habitats and Solutions

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station (NCBS) in Cedar Key, Florida. In this series, AEC students showcased the people working at NCBS, their research with the living shorelines, and collaborating with the local community. Check out this photo essay by Stephanie Johnson as she highlights living ...

Tampa Bay Estuary Program

Caroline Barnett, a UF Agricultural Education and Communication graduate student, highlights the Tampa Bay Estuary Program’s (TBEP) 2020 Habitat Master Plan Update (HMPU). Her photo essay details how the 2020 Habitat Master Plan Update will help guide restoration efforts over the next ten years. TBEP and its partners have made significant strides in restoring bay ...

A Family Tradition: Carrying on the Family Legacy

This is a feature story about Emma Reynolds Ezell. Megan Winfree, Agricultural Education and Communication graduate student, highlights Emma Reynolds Ezell, President of Reynzell Ag Company and Triple R Ag Company. Winfree writes about how Ezell is trailblazing her way through the citrus industry and is a seventh generation Floridian and fourth generation citrus grower. ...

Don’t Plant a Problem

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP). Students highlighted the people working at CAIP and their impactful work in communities around the state of Florida. Dr. Jason Ferrell is the Director for the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants and has been for ...

Invasive Plants in Micanopy Hammock

Join Brooke Miller as she takes you on a virtual tour of a small community in Micanopy, Florida. The community full of nature, ranging from invasive to native plants. Click here to view her tour

Plants Matter: Dr. Candice Prince

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP). Students highlighted the people working at CAIP and their impactful work in communities around the state of Florida. Dr. Candice Prince is an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida (UF) Agronomy Department. She also works at ...

Invasive Plants at Sweetwater Wetlands Park

Join Savannah Gardner on this virtual tour is exploring aquatic invasive species at Sweetwater Wetlands Park in Gainesville, Florida. The most common invasive species at Sweetwater Wetlands Park include Water hyacinth, torpedo grass, Mexican petunia, and wild taro. Click here to view her tour

Invasive Plants in Your Backyard

Join Tristen Wyatt as she takes you through a Florida neighborhood and points out invasive plants. Most people in Florida take pride in their yard. They put in extensive care and try to make sure that everything looks in place. However, believe it or not a lot of yards struggle with invasive plants. Click here ...

Invasive Species at Loblolly Woods Nature Park

Join Brendan Register as he takes you on a tour of Loblolly Woods Nature Park. Loblolly Woods Nature Park provides Gainesville residents with a taste of the outdoors in the middle of the city. Unfortunately, such a refuge is not immune to the touch of invasive plants. This tour will show you one of such ...

Living Shorelines and Community Support

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station (NCBS) in Cedar Key, Florida. In this series, AEC students showcased the people working at NCBS, their research with the living shorelines, and collaborating with the local community. Check out this photo essay by Lauren Boyett as she explains how ...

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Dr. Sikalidis and Type 2 Diabetes Management

Learn about Dr. Angelos Sikalidis, his background, and his research with Type 2 diabetes management in this photo essay by Samantha Ruge and Melanie Ortiz. Dr. Angelos Sikalidis was hired in September 2018 by the Department of Food Science and Nutrition as an associate professor at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. His primary ...

Dr. Micheal Allen: Enriching, Enjoying, and Educating in Cedar Key, Florida

This is part of a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station (NCBS) in Cedar Key, Florida. In this series, AEC students showcased the people working at NCBS, their research with the living shorelines, and collaborating with the local community. Check out this photo essay by Abigail Clapp as she highlights how ...

Academic Advisors: We Are Here For You

Much like everyone, we experienced major transitions throughout 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Agricultural Education and Communication faculty and students at the University of Florida moved from regular in-person classroom-based teaching and learning to fully online education and communication environments. However, undergraduate and graduate students in AEC 4035/5032: Communication Practices for Agricultural and Natural ...

Gainesville during COVID-19

Join Harold Weeks to see places in Gainesville to be able to be outside and social distance and stay safe during COVID-19. Click here to view his tour