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COVID-19 Resources for Seafood Producers and Small Businesses
Originally published March 31 2020. Last updated July 2 2020


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UF/IFAS Spotlights: Elaine Turner, Innovative CALS Dean
Elaine Turner has only overseen the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences since 2014, but she’s already seen monumental strides. In that time CALS has achieved the highest enrollment the college has seen – more than 6,000 total students


UF expert answers questions about COVID-19, food safety and summertime grilling
If you grill out this summer, you might wonder how to factor COVID-19 precautions into your outdoor cooking. While COVID-19 is not a foodborne illness — meaning, there’s no evidence at this time that you can get it from consuming improperly cooked food — good hand hygiene and other practices can help prevent the spread of coronavirus and other pathogens that are foodborne, says a University of Florida food safety expert


Being social at a time of distancing
By Dr. Jack Payne When we at UF/IFAS launched into the social media age a number of years ago, I envisioned sharing information through online platforms as a supplement, a Plan B


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Farms deliver produce to local food banks through USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program
When COVID-19 shut down the food service industry, which supplies entertainment venues like sports arenas, cruise ships and theme parks, many farmers had crops out in the field without their usual buyers open to purchase the goods. The USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) provides direct relief to producers who faced changes in market availability and pricing


UF/IFAS Spotlights: Lynn Bailey, groundbreaking researcher for folic acid intake
Dr. Lynn Bailey joined the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition faculty in 1977