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Outstanding Achievement Award

On December 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Outstanding Achievement Award

 Dev Paudel was honored at a UF International Center ceremony on November 15, 2016 and received an “Outstanding Achievement Award”. He is pictured holding his Certificate of Merit flanked by his chair, Dr. Fredy Altpeter and co-chair, Dr. Jianping Wang. Nomination criteria included international student status, dedication to studies, and outstanding contributions to UF,…

Graduate Student Poster Competition

On December 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on Graduate Student Poster Competition

Arun Jani won 5th place in the Graduate Student Poster Competition (PhD level) at the 2016 ASA-CSSA-SSSA mettings in Phoenix, AZ. The poster was in the Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition division. The title of the poster was “Nutrient uptake and partitioning in modern, diverse sesame cultivars in the southeastern USA”. Sesame is a…

UFIC Global Fellow’s Program Award

On December 15, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on UFIC Global Fellow’s Program Award

Dr. Jianping Wang, Department of Agronomy, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Faculty Mentor: Barry Tillman, Department of Agronomy, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Award Recipient

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Erin Stenklyft won first place in the Forage and Grazinglands Division, Graduate Student poster contest at the ASA/CCSA/SSSA annual national meeting, November 2016. Ms. Stenklyft is pictured with her poster on “Grazing Management Affects Ecoturf Rhizoma Peanut Forage Performance”. She is pursuing an M.S. degree at UF and Dr. Lynn Sollenberger is…

UF Gator Gathering Reception, Nov 7, 6-8pm, “1130 The Restaurant”, Phoenix, AZ

On November 4, 2016, Posted by , In News, With Comments Off on UF Gator Gathering Reception, Nov 7, 6-8pm, “1130 The Restaurant”, Phoenix, AZ

Hey Gators…You’re invited to a reception! When in Phoenix attending ASA/CCSA/SSSA pop by and connect with the UF community at a reception hosted jointly by Agronomy, Soil and Water Sciences, and Doctor of Plant Medicine. Ample appetizers and drinks at “1130 The Restaurant” located at 455 N. 3rd Street, Suite…

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…