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


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

Guatemalan Native Aspires to Protect Crops in Native Country

As an undergraduate, Walter Oliver Ac Pangán wrote a business plan to export fine cocoa from northern Guatemala, a venture that could

Port St. Lucie Native Participates in Internship at University of Florida local campus

Sawyer Adams knows how a single college course can change a person’s life. During her first year as a junior at the University of

Citrus Horticulture Photography Contests Winners

Digital images captured in Florida’s renowned citrus groves, a research laboratory, and a Chicago farmers market were judged for the