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


Jupiter Native Envisions Farming Success in Future

Paul LaFreniere envisions high value niche crops and fish in his plans for agricultural entrepreneurship. He says the key to sustainable

University of West Indies PhD award-winning student, UF visiting scholar

While she was a graduate student at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, Sasha-Kay Clarke and her adviser, Dr. Sherline Brown,

UF/IFAS Scientists Use Fungus to Manage Asian Citrus Psyllid

FORT PIERCE, Fla.– Fighting plant disease with jet blast sprays is standard practice for citrus growers. But, to spray a fungus to

UF Doctorate Candidate Becoming Protected Agriculture Expert

Ricardo Lesmes-Vesga left his native village in the Colombian Andes Mountains region to pursue higher education in protected agriculture