The Florida Agricultural Experimentation Station serves as the gateway to breakthrough research done by members of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Encompassing multiple departments and Research and Education Centers, our station seeks to promote science by providing resources for faculty and students to help them succeed in their innovative research experiments.
Extension is a partnership between state, federal, and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public. The University of Florida (UF), together with Florida A&M University (FAMU), administers the Florida Cooperative Extension Service.
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) administers the degree programs of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). IFAS is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life science, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. With 24 undergraduate majors, more than 50 areas of specialization and 23 graduate majors, CALS is an educational leader in the areas of food, agriculture, natural resources and life sciences.
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible. While extending into every community of the state, UF/IFAS has developed an international reputation for its accomplishments in teaching, research and extension. Because of this mission and the diversity of Florida’s climate and agricultural commodities, IFAS has facilities located throughout Florida.
IFAS provides research and development for Florida’s agricultural and natural resources industries that in 2008, had a $76.5 billion annual impact.