Photo by Tyler Jones, IFAS Communications

PIE Center affiliates receive top honors in Journal for Applied Communications

Gainesville, FL – The Journal for Applied Communications, the signature journal for agricultural communications, recently awarded the most outstanding articles in 2016 and authors who reported on research from the Center for Public Issues Education received top honors. The Journal for Applied Communications awarded Outstanding Article of the Year to Alexa Lamm,...
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Webinar: June 8 (10:30-11:30am) – The Perceptions of Home Irrigation Users on Water Quality and Quantity

Home landscaping practices, such as fertilization and irrigation, can positively or negatively influence both water quality and quantity. Residents need to perceive that their landscape practices do influence both water quality and quantity in order to choose good techniques. This webinar will provide an overview of the research on home irrigation users and...
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Survey: Floridians support water policy but lack familiarity

When asked to rank their level of concern for 10 issues facing Florida, resident were most concerned about water according to a recent survey conducted by the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (PIE Center). Eighty-three percent of respondents said they consider water to be a highly or extremely important issue. “It is...
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Brian Skerry, National Geographic Creative

Survey: Floridians unsatisfied with influence on endangered species policy

Most Floridians are unsatisfied with the influence they have on public policy regarding endangered species, according to a recent survey conducted by the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (PIE Center). Survey results indicated that nearly two-thirds of Floridians believe the Endangered Species Act should be...
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A look behind the lens: The category winners and the photographers’ stories

      The UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education recently held its annual photo contest. The contest received over 430 entries from across the country and Facebook fans voted to determine a winner in each category. Learn more about each winning photo and stories from the photographers. Crops — Corn Harvest Felicity Mejeris graduated from the...
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