A look behind the lens: The photographers’ stories of winning images

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 two overall winners were chosen from those entries. Professional judges deliberated over the photo and chose the best overall winner and the best in Florida winner. Overall winner —Paddling Chassahowitzka at Dawn...
Read More →

PIE Center research on display: Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists

  GAINESVILLE –Faculty, staff and students recently presented research from the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education at the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS) annual convention February 3-7, 2017, in Mobile, Alabama. Each year SAAS gives scientists the opportunity to present papers and posters on the research they have conducted....
Read More →

Survey: Floridians concerned despite feeling unknowledgeable about invasives

A recent survey by the UF/ IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources revealed Floridians lack knowledge on invasive species despite being concerned about the issues surrounding invasive species. The center surveyed 539 Floridians in July 2016 to explore their thoughts about invasive species, a growing issue in the state that is...
Read More →

PIE Center hosts 2016 advisory board meeting

GAINESVILLE -Faculty and staff from the Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources met with the PIE Center’s Advisory Board for the center’s annual board meeting at the Florida Farm Bureau building in Gainesville, Florida on Friday, October 21. Board members were briefed by PIE Center staff about work the center has done over the past...
Read More →

PIE Center presents public perceptions to Senator Nelson’s staff

Faculty members with the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources discussed pubic opinion issues with staff members from Senator Bill Nelson’s office on October 18, 2016. Senator Nelson’s staff members, Caitlin Hart and Lisa Marshall, visited the University of Florida to learn about research that is being conducted at the...
Read More →