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Program Areas

Soil and Water Science

Soil and water science is vital for environmental protection

Citrus Horticulture

Serving growers in the world's renowned citrus production region

Plant Pathology

Providing crop protection research for the region's agricultural crops

Entomology Biological Control

Invasive insects are controlled with natural enemies


Aquaculture program for local industry

Postharvest Technology

Postharvest technology research is conducted in the Postharvest Facility


Local UF professor garners third professorship award

Zhenli He, Ph.D., received a 2020 University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship Award, a term that will continue through 2023.

University of Florida students recognize professor’s innovations

Lorenzo Rossi’s students rate his online courses as top-notch because he integrates digital-savvy tools along with personal enthusiasm

All-New Citrus Production Guides Available at Local UF/IFAS Extension Office

By: Ruth Borger, 517-803-7631, rborger@ufl.edu MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Buck, 813-757-2224 (office); 352-852641(cell); bradbuck@ufl.edu LAKE

UF Indian River REC Director and Colleague Win U.K.’s Royal Entomological Society’s J.O. Westwood Medal of Excellence

For their work to complete five volumes on New World faunal surveys and taxonomy of a scarab beetle subfamily, a University of Florida