[February 12, 2018] SARE Graduate Students Workshop + Funding Opportunity

The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) program offers support for M.S. and Ph.D. research in sustainable agriculture. The Florida SARE program provides training to graduate students that is specific to this grant program and focuses on… Read More

[January 16, 2018] New Ph.D. opportunity – Coffee Under Climate Change

Funded Ph.D. opportunity for a USDA National Needs Fellow at the University of Florida – coffee agroecology under climate change   The Flory Lab and the Rowland Lab at the University of Florida (UF) are collaboratively seeking a… Read More

[January 12, 2018] A new satellite location for CSRA-associated research!

A few months ago we introduced Emily Pappo, as she was starting her Agroecology Master’s program with Dr. Luke Flory. Her research focus is to study and try to mitigate the impact of climate change on Costa Rican coffee… Read More

[December 14, 2017] New UF Center Benefits Ag Industry

“University of Florida (UF) researchers have come together to create a new center for research to help better benefit those in the agriculture industry. Diane Rowland, director for the Center for Stress Resilient Agriculture (CSRA), said the center… Read More

[December 1, 2017] UF Job offers in Agroecology

UF is releasing two job offers, one post-doc and one internship opportunity ! Hurry up and apply! Internship Position – Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) site at the Univ. of Florida, Range Cattle REC in Ona, FL  (Click here)… Read More

[November 28, 2017] An exciting Project Team for Spring 2018!

Worried about finding a job after graduation? Want to gain experience in a $100 billion industry? Enroll in ALS 5932: Project Team Research – Building Skills in Agrobiology to provide solutions to problems faced by industry and network with… Read More

[October 17, 2017] Welcoming new faculty Dr. Gabriel Maltais-Landry

Dr. Gabriel Maltais-Landry has joined the Soil and Water Sciences (SWS) Department as an Assistant Professor, Sustainable Nutrient Management Systems, and will be a member of the UF Agroecology faculty list as potential advisor for Agroecology students. We asked him… Read More

[October 5, 2017] A trip to France: deepening collaborations between UF and Agrocampus Ouest

Last May, UF Agroecology organized the first Agroecology International Symposium (link here), welcoming, amongst other institutions, a representative from Agrocampus Ouest Rennes, a French engineering school of agronomy (link here). Early in the discussion it appeared that Agrocampus… Read More

[September 26, 2017] A closer look at cassava production in Nigeria and Tanzania

Cassava is an important crop in terms of food security and income generation in the tropics 1. Although this crop is considered as a staple, this concept has been changing for some countries where cassava is an industrialized… Read More

[July 26, 2017] A visit to the University College of Dublin

Earlier this month, Agronomy faculty Dr. José Dubeux, along with Ph.D. students Liza Garcia, Erick Santos and agroecology Ph.D. student David Jaramillo got the opportunity to visit a prospective UF Agroecology partner: the University College of Dublin (UCD)…. Read More