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 ...

Sharks, Water, and Science

This is the second podcast track in the H2Know Podcast Series. These tracks were produced during the spring 2020 semester by students in the AEC 4036/5037/6932: Podcasting to Increase Science Literacy course at the University of Florida. Sharks are a popular subject in modern culture, from famous movies to week-long celebrations. Researchers and museum scientists, ...

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 ...

Introducing: The H2Know Podcast Series

This is the first podcast track in the H2Know Podcast Series. These tracks were produced during the spring 2020 semester by students in the AEC 4036/5037/6932: Podcasting to Increase Science Literacy course at the University of Florida. In this episode of H2KNOW, agricultural education and communication student Tommy Burnes meets with Whitney Stone. Whitney Stone is ...

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 ...

Produce in a Pandemic

Caroline Storch, an agricultural education and communication student at the University of Florida, talks with Ginger Storch about the impacts COVID-19 had on Storch's Blueberry Farm. Ginger is the owner and operator of Storch's Blueberry Farm and is also Caroline's mother. Together, Caroline and Ginger, discuss how the blueberry farm has been affected due to ...

Mitigating Climate Change Through Alternative Soil Management

Dr. Charlotte Decock is a faculty member in the Natural Resources Management and Environmental Sciences Department at CalPoly. Dr. Decock's research focuses on the nutrient requirements for different cultivars of strawberries and investigating cover crops as a management practice for soil health and improving yields in citrus orchards. The primary motivation for Dr. Decock's research is to play ...

Positive Impacts of COVID-19

Much like everyone, we experienced major transitions in March 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 students in AEC 4035: Communication Practices for Agricultural and Natural Resources ...

Grapevine Pathology

A feature story about Dr. Shunping Ding and her work with grapevine diseases. Dr. Shunping Ding is an assistant professor in the wine and viticulture and horticulture and crop science departments at CalPoly. She has three main projects that she focuses her time on, including identifying and treating trunk disease, powdery mildew disease, and how fungicides ...

COVID-19: Problem for Air Travel?

Much like everyone, we experienced major transitions in March 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 students in AEC 4035: Communication Practices for Agricultural and Natural Resources ...