Recent budget cuts take a toll on IFAS and PIE Center

GAINESVILLE, FL — Governor Rick Scott has vetoed over $100M of programs in the budgets of Florida’s public universities. The total cost of University of Florida’s cuts are $20 million including approximately $6 milion to the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. The IFAS programs being cut include the Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center)...
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Partnership with CLCE leads to great impact

The UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education makes impactful contributions to the agricultural and natural resource sectors on a regular basis. These contributions are made through researchers’ commitment to social science inquiry and understanding public perceptions on important issues related to agriculture and natural resources. Learn more about the...
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PIE Center presents research at national conference

San Luis Obispo, California – Research from the Center for Public Issues Education was well represented this past week in San Luis Obispo, California at the American Association for Agricultural Education national conference. Faculty, graduate students and staff members who conduct research with the PIE Center presented papers and posters at the annual conference...
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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: POSTPONED- 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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