Media specialist Laura Bernheim in her office

What does the public think about Florida's water?

The groundwater that Florida so heavily depends upon is being depleted due to high population growth, urban development and the agricultural needs of the state. As one of Florida’s most contentious issues, water conflict is difficult to avoid. The PIE Center revisited the topic for the third year, asking voting-age Floridians about their attitudes, behaviors and experiences with water conservation, quality and quantity.

Calling all shutterbugs!

Enter the third-annual PIE Center photo contest for the chance to win a $100 gift card to Amazon. We want you to capture a moment, landscape, product or service that represents the agricultural systems and ecosystems in which they live or work.

The Slice on social media

Media Specialist Laura Bernheim shares her secrets to success in social media. The Slice serves up bite-size portions of our training tools and aims to provide practical tips, guidelines and suggestions that can be immediately put to work.

UF Critical Thinking Inventory

The UF Critical Thinking Inventory measures critical thinking style on a continuum that ranges between engaging and seeking information. By understanding how different people think critically about an issue, you can put your team members in a position to succeed by grouping people together in the most effective way.

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March 19—Public opinion of water and implications for agriculture

Water has recurrently been identified as one of the most critical issues facing the agricultural industry. What do Floridians think about supplying water for agricultural use?  Do Floridians know much about water policy and the implications for agriculture?  Join this session to...
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