Category: Photo Essay

A Closer Look at Sweet Corn Research

A feature story about Dr. Marcio Resende, an assistant professor of Horticultural Sciences. Tommy Burnes and Gage Chancey are communication and leadership development undergraduate students in the Agricultural Education and Communication Department at the University of Florida. The two students spent time with Dr. Marcio Resende who is an assistant professor in the Horticultural Sciences ...

Extension Nutrition: Supporting Communities

Feature story about Extension Nutrition Specialist Karla Shelnutt. Skyler Brown-Smith is a Communication and Leadership Development student in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication at the University of Florida. Skyler spent time getting to know Karla Shelnutt, an Extension Nutrition Specialist with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). Below ...

Gleaning for Sustainable Agriculture

A feature story about past Field and Fork intern Haley Becker. This is an installment of our “Science of Food Sustainability” series in partnership with the University of Florida’s Field and Fork  program. Olivia Stultz and Paxton Evans are communication and leadership development undergraduate student sat the University of Florida. They spent time with Haley Becker, an ...

Strawberry Genetics

A feature story about Dr. Kevin Folta and his research. Coley Hingson and William Weldon are communication and leadership development undergraduate students in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication at the University of Florida. Coley and William spent time getting to know Kevin Folta, Professor of Horticultural Sciences and strawberry geneticist. You can learn ...

GROW Communications

Meet some of the University of Florida students who work on Streaming Science, behind the scenes. Students taking courses in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) - Communication and Leadership Development specialization develop multimedia projects featuring a variety of agricultural and natural resource issues, scientists, and extension specialists throughout the university. In this ...

The Science of Mosquitoes

In Spring 2019, we debuted a new Streaming Science interactive program called 'Scientist Online'. University of Florida Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) graduate students and entomologists worked together to utilize the Skype in the Classroom platform to connect with elementary and middle schools in Florida, Pennsylvania, Canada, and Pakistan. The program content and dialogue focused ...

Pathway to Pathology

Veterinary pathology is the study of disease in animals. In this scientist profile, meet University of Florida scientist Dr. Lisa Farina and learn about her pathway to becoming a researcher and teacher in the College of Veterinary Medicine. View the photo essay on Adobe Spark here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/sffJuI1ASIKyV/ Downloaded a one-pager about Dr. Farina here: Download ...

Supporting a Sustainable Food System

It takes a network of supporters to successfully operate and maintain a sustainable food system. Undergraduate interns help with a variety of tasks at the Field and Fork on-campus farm and gardens at the University of Florida. This is an installment of our “Science of Food Sustainability” series in partnership with the University of Florida’s Field ...

Ethnobotany with Richard Tate

Ethnobotany is the study of human and plant interactions. In this photo essay, meet Richard Tate, a University of Florida doctoral candidate studying Ethnobotany. This is an installment of our “Science of Food Sustainability” series in partnership with the University of Florida’s Field and Fork  program. View the photo essay on Adobe Spark here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/rsSwAbK6VW4Qn/ Downloaded a ...

Coordinating a Sustainable Food System: Dina Liebowitz

In this photo essay, meet Dina Liebowitz, Program Coordinator of Field and Fork at the University of Florida. Learn about her work to grow the program's capacity and reach. This is an installment of our “Science of Food Sustainability” series in partnership with the University of Florida’s Field and Fork  program. View the photo essay on Word ...