The Unseen Heroes 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 ...

Meat Science and Food Safety

A feature story about Dr. Siroj Pokharel and his work to make our food supply safe. Dr. Siroj Pokharel is a faculty member in the Animal Science Department at CalPoly. Dr. Pokharel focuses his work in food borne pathogens in meat-related products. More specifically, Dr. Pokharel is currently conducting research on the migration of pathogens ...

The Science Behind the COVID-19 Vaccine

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 ...

Learn by Doing: Research

A feature story about Dr. Guy Bates and his work with senior Cal Poly students and their fabrication projects. Dr. Guy Bates is an assistant professor in BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Department at CalPoly. Dr. Bates is an advocate for students learning through real-world and hands-on projects. He believes that students reach a different level ...

How COVID-19 is Affecting Small Businesses

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 ...

Strawberry Pathology with Dr. Hewavitharana

A feature story about Dr. Hewavitharana and her work with strawberries. Dr. Hewavitharana is an assistant professor in the Horticulture and Crop Science Department at Cal Poly. Dr. Hewavitharana studies the fumigation of soil that strawberries are grown in to determine if the fumigation of the soil allows for prosperous strawberry growth and meditation of ...

Gator Nation Stays Connected During COVID-19 Pandemic

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 ...

Exploring Climate Change through the Effects of Soils

A feature story about Dr. Seeta Sistla and her work studying soil and climate change. Dr. Seeta Sistla is an assistant professor in the Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences Department at Cal Poly. Dr. Sistla's focus is to research soils, plants, and microbial communities to determine how these components are affecting environmental change. Dr. Sistla ...

Bringing Automation to the Agriculture Industry

A feature story about Dr. Mohammad Sadek and his work with agricultural automation. Dr. Mohammad Sadek is an assistant professor in the BioResource and Agricultural Engineering Department at California Polytechnic University. Dr. Sadek's work focuses on automation where he aims to improve sensors that are used in the agriculture industry to provide functional data regarding ...

Batty for Bats

A feature story about Aditi Jayarajan and her work with  bats. Aditi Jayarajan is a doctoral student in the Department of Biology at the University of Florida where she also conducts research on bats in the Florida Museum of Natural History's bat collection. She conducts research through field work in Caribbean countries and uses the ...