• Spectacular bugs!

  • SWFREC grows lots of oranges!

  • Field days give hands-on learning experiences!

  • UF IFAS SWFREC - 2017 Annual Report

  • The Plant Diagnostic Clinic now offers weed identification services in addition to disease diagnosis.








Agricultural Natural Resources Economics

Help growers meet their conservation goals in economically efficient ways

Agricultural Economics

FLS, Labor, Economic Impact

Citrus Horticulture

Citrus Greening, Prevention, Identification, and Treatment


Asian citrus psyllid and HLB, Gulf CHMA Update

Plant Physiology

Information, Articles, and Resources

Precision Agriculture Engineering

Mechanization and automation within specialty crop production

Soil and Water Science

BMPs, Nutrient Related BMPs, Improved Irrigation Management, Grower Decision Aid

Soil Microbiology

Soil Amendments, Fumigation, Microbial Diversity, Rhizosphere develop Rootstock

Vegetable Horticulture

BMPs, Variety Testing, Compost, Transplants

Vegetable Plant Pathology

Plant Diagnostic Clinic

Water Resources

Water Use, BMPs and Water Quality, Payment for environmental services

Weed Science

Weed control, and herbicide use


Dr. Kelly Morgan, Associate Professor

Director's Message

Productivity is measured in terms of appropriate and useful technologies generated and disseminated to stakeholders, and contributions to science.


Discussion of Local Agricultural Issues with Legislators

Friday, Feb 1, 2019, 10am-1pm UF/IFAS - SWFREC Pre-registration is required. No registration Fee. Lunch is included. To reserve a seat, call 239-658-3415 or email Jennifer Derleth at jderleth@ufl.edu


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Dorm Funding Campaign Kicks Off

We presently have 16 graduate students, but only eight dorm spaces.