Category: Photo Essay

Ranchers’ COVID-19 Response

This is the fourth and final photo essay of the Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations four-part series. This series focuses on communicating everyday science used on ranching operations in Florida. This photo essay is a look into how ranchers responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and how they believe it will ...

Blackbeard’s Ranch

This is the third photo essay of the Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations four-part series. This series focuses on communicating everyday science used on ranching operations in Florida. This photo essay explains how ranchers conserve the natural Florida ranch land and communicate with the public. A link to the full ...

Buck Island Ranch

This is the second photo essay of the Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations four-part series. This series focuses on communicating everyday science used on ranching operations in Florida. This photo essay emphasizes the biodiversity on cattle ranches and how the ranch land is a functioning and thriving ecosystem. A link ...

Kempfer Cattle Company

This is the first photo essay of the Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations four-part series. This series focuses on communicating everyday science used on ranching operations in Florida. This photo essay emphasizes how ranchers use genetic research and techniques to optimize cattle production and create quality beef products. A link ...

New Series: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations

Telling Their Stories: How Ranchers Use Science During Day-to-Day Operations is a three-story series focusing on Florida's ranchers connection to science and sustainability. This introduction essay will introduce you to the author and preview the four-story series. University of Florida Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) graduate student Milli Jones developed a three-part multimedia photo essay series ...

Stepping Forward

This is the fifth story in a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Extension and the impactful work Extension agents and specialist contribute to communities and the state of Florida. Dr. Samantha Brooks is the principal investigator of the Brooks Equine Genetics lab at the University of Florida Cancer and Genetics Research Center. Dr. Brooks ...

UV Light and Butterfly Reproduction

This is the fourth story in a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Extension and the impactful work Extension agents and specialist contribute to communities and the state of Florida. Ana Carvalho is a graduate student studying entomology at the University of Florida (UF) and researcher for the Florida Museum of Natural History's (FLMNH) McGuire ...

Swisher’s Journey Through Research

This is the third story in a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Extension and the impactful work Extension agents and specialist contribute to communities and the state of Florida. Dr. Mickie Swisher is an associate professor of sustainable agriculture in the Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences (FYCS), and she also as the ...

You Catch more Flies with Honey and You Catch more Honey with an Extension Agent

This is the second story in a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Extension and the impactful work Extension agents and specialist contribute to communities and the state of Florida. Dr. Tatiana Sanchez is an Extension agent in Alachua County who focuses on beekeeping. Dr. Sanchez hosts a beekeeping education series for those individuals interested ...

Extension Development

This is the first story in a series of photo essays about UF/IFAS Extension and the impactful work Extension agents and specialist contribute to communities and the state of Florida. Dr. Matt Benge is an Extension assistant professor in the Agricultural Education and Communication Department at the University of Florida. The work that Dr. Benge ...