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Dr. Gordon M. Prine Memorial, Nov 4, 1:00 pm

On November 4, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Dr. Gordon M. Prine Memorial, Nov 4, 1:00 pm

Dr. Gordon M. Prine Memorial, Nov 4, 1:00 pm Dr. Gordon Prine, Professor Emeritus of Agronomy, passed away on October 17, 2016 at the age 88. His family has arranged a memorial service and on the left front side two pews of the church are reserved for UF Agronomy. Friday,…

Two University of Florida PhD students with a major in Agronomy walked away award winners at the recent American Peanut Research and Education Society (APRES) annual meeting.

On July 29, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Two University of Florida PhD students with a major in Agronomy walked away award winners at the recent American Peanut Research and Education Society (APRES) annual meeting.

  Kelly Racette PhD Graduate Student, Agronomy Major Pictured receiving the 2016 First Place Winner of the Joe Sugg Graduate Student Competition, Production Technology/Mycotoxins/Weed Science/Other category. Title: “Generational Priming Memory Induced by Primed Acclimation in Early Root Traits of Peanut (Arachis hypogaea)”. Kelly’s supervisory Committee Chair is Dr. Barry Tillman.   Ze…

Dr.Muñoz receives Excellence Award

On May 6, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Dr.Muñoz receives Excellence Award

The Provost’s Office offers the Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors. The awards are focused on junior faculty and recognize excellence in research. Each award is a one-time allocation of $5,000 in support of research that can be used to fund travel, equipment, books, graduate students, and other research-related expenses. Dr.Patricio…

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…