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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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PIE Center shares communication techniques for addressing climate change

Faculty and staff at the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources conducted focus groups with stakeholders in the agricultural and natural resources sectors to discuss perceptions and best practices when it comes to communicating about climate change. Ricky Telg, Phillip Stokes, and Cassie Wandersee from the PIE Center...
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