What does the public think about endangered & invasive species?

Florida is home to an amazing array of plants, animals and the habitats in which they live and thrive. The PIE Center's newest public opinion survey shows that residents don't feel informed but are passionate about endangered and invasive species.

Biotechnology Literacy & Communication Day

PIE Center research took the stage on May 11 as part of a daylong workshop focusing on communicating about biotechnology, or the science behind genetically modified food. Florida Agricultural Biotechnology Literacy and Communication Day brought together experts in biotechnology and communications to discuss how to connect with audiences that largely do not trust the science.

Lessons learned five years later

As part of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s fifth anniversary on April 20, the Healthy Gulf, Healthy Communities team hosted a panel of four experts with extensive and intimate experience with the recent Gulf Coast disaster.

Through their lens

Read about the photographers and moments behind this year's winning photo contest images.

Connecting Florida specialty crops & K-12 schools

PIE Center researchers interviewed Florida producers, schoolteachers, school foodservice directors, distributors, extension agents, and regional Farm to School coordinators to identify their experiences with the Farm to School program.

Next Easy as PIE webinar

August 19 – The UF/IFAS Challenge 2050 Project

We are in a period of rapid globalization and change, with increasing and ever-changing demands placed on agricultural and environmental systems worldwide.  Accounting for agricultural production, energy consumption, environmental impact, and several other variables will be key...
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