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Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Imagine if we could...

Imagine if we could use artificial intelligence to assess plant stress, increase crop productivity, save water, control weeds and pests, or detect strawberries fruits. With AI advancements, UF/IFAS researchers are developing technologies to accomplish these ideas and much more.

AI University Initiative

The University of Florida and technology company NVIDIA have announced a public-private partnership that will bring artificial intelligence to the forefront of the university’s technology programs. This partnership is central to UF’s future vision that includes an expansive plan to elevate its impact and reach in research, education, and economic development. This initiative will also create an AI-centric data center that houses the world’s fastest AI supercomputer in higher education.


2021 Virtual Row Crop Update

Due to ongoing COVID-19 related restrictions, the Panhandle Ag Extension Team will not be holding our traditional Row Crop Short Course this year, instead we are presenting The READ MORE |  RELATED INFORMATION

Artificial Intelligence: The Next Revolution in Agriculture

Hidden among all the news about COVID-19, hurricanes and the presidential election, you may have missed one of the most important news stories of the year. In the center of its campus in Gainesville, the READ MORE |  RELATED INFORMATION

UF/IFAS scientists to develop methodology for measuring crop evapotranspiration using sensors, drones, artificial intelligence

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The sight of sprinklers running on a rainy day is not uncommon in Florida. The same goes for seeing landscapes scorched by the sun during one of Florida’s sweltering days when irrigation schedules were left unmodified due...