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 ...

A Passion for Conservation

A feature story about Hope Miller and her love for conservation. Hope Miller is a junior at the University of Florida majoring in forest resources and conservation. Miller is an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Raelene Crandall's lab at the University of Florida where she studies the effects of prescribed burn in the pine savanna ecosystem. ...

To Know is to Grow

A feature story about Dr. Jen Fill and her contributions to the forest. Dr. Jen Fill is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Florida where she studies how prescribed fire affects forests, plant growth, and conservation. Dr. Fill's passion is to study the relationship between fire and snakes. Out at Austin Cary Forest, Dr. ...

Protecting the Pines

A feature story about Drs. Jason Vogel and Rosvel Bracho-Garillo and the work they do to protect pine trees. Dr. Jason Vogel is an assistant professor and Dr. Rosvel Bracho-Garillo is a research assistant scientists both in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the University of Florida. The pair works together to study ...

Forest Genetics

A feature story about Dr. Don Rockwood, a forest geneticist. Dr. Don Rockwood's impact can be seen all across the University of Florida campus and the state of Florida alike. Dr. Rockwood has conducted research over the last 40 years that has had positive impacts on citrus greening and climate change. However, his main research ...

Forestry has Ecological, Social, and Economic Qualities

A feature story about Scott Sager and his interest in forestry's three qualities. Scott Sager is forester who is responsible for managing University of Florida's Austin Cary Forest. Sager also has academic responsibilities at the University where he teaches and advises students in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation. In his involvement with managing ...

Field & Fork Farm and Gardens

Join Cooper Brown, Katie Hernandez, and Megan Lundequam for a tour of the Field and Fork Farm and Gardens. The UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Field & Fork Campus Food Program works to provide opportunities for collaboration and learning in sustainable agriculture and food systems. Through this tour, you can visit the gardens ...

Field & Fork Farm and Gardens

The Field & Fork Farm and Garden is not just a garden. It focuses on education for farmers, students, and faculty members while helping fight food insecurity on campus. Join Danielle Randle, Emily Murphy, Emma Rosseau, and Shelby Reamer for their tour that explains how students are able to volunteer at the Garden to learn ...