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Esteban Rios awarded the Jimmy G Cheek Grad Student of Excellence

On April 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Esteban Rios awarded the Jimmy G Cheek Grad Student of Excellence

[huge_it_gallery id=”2″] The Agronomy Department at the University of Florida would like to congratulate Esteban Rios for winning the Jimmy G. Cheek Graduate Student of Excellence award! This award is given to an outstanding graduate student in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences; the awardee will be selected at…

DIANE ROWLAND: CHAMPIONING SUSTAINABLE FARMING FOR THE GATOR GOOD

On April 13, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on DIANE ROWLAND: CHAMPIONING SUSTAINABLE FARMING FOR THE GATOR GOOD

You may have driven past UF’s farmland dozens of times in your commute across campus without giving it a second thought.  But over the course of the past few years, a vision of how this space could be optimized for the benefit of faculty, staff and students—and indeed for the…

Esteban Ríos wins CALS Award

On March 28, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Esteban Ríos wins CALS Award

Esteban F. Rios is recognized by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) as the 2016 recipient of The Jimmy G. Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence.  He will be recognized at the annual CALS Scholarship and leadership Awards Banquet on April 14, 2016. This annual award is presented to one…

WFREC Shines!

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on WFREC Shines!

Washington Bravo received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the M.S. level. Washington is conducting studies in Agronomy with a minor in Soil Science.   David Pearsaul, a WFREC master student in Agroecology, won 2nd place in the graduate student paper contest for his work “Tropical signalgrass control through integrated…

Emma Byerly receives the University Scholars Award

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Emma Byerly receives the University Scholars Award

Congrats to Emma Byerly on receiving the University Scholars Award!

Saroj Parajuli Receives John S. Song Award

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Saroj Parajuli Receives John S. Song Award

Congratulations to Saroj Parajuli as the 2016 recipient of the John S. Song Award. The Student Affairs Committee has selected his abstract entitled, “Metabolic Engineering of Sugarcane for Hyper-accumulation of Oil in Vegetative Biomass,” as the 2016 award winner.

Students Help Students Learn State-of-the-Art Science

On March 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Students Help Students Learn State-of-the-Art Science

In a classroom in Ghana, graduate student Dev Paudel from the University of Florida bent over computers with students and research assistants as they learned the basics of R, a free, open-source programming language for statistical analysis that he had installed on the computers earlier that week. As participants in…

2015 Agronomy Christmas Party

On November 3, 2015, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on 2015 Agronomy Christmas Party

The Agronomy Social Committee would like to announce the date and location for the 2015 Agronomy Christmas Party. Please mark your calendars for Thursday, December 10 at 5pm at the Austin Cary Forest Learning Center.  Catering will be provided by Chef Brothers. Please reply back to me with your RSVP and…

Home

On August 21, 2014, Posted by , In Home, With Comments Off on Home

Agronomy is a department within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida. We have 23 faculty members, 15 located on the main campus in Gainesville and 8 located at Research and Education Centers throughout the state, as well as 24 administrative and technical…