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Southwest Florida Research & Education Center

Southwest Florida Research & Education Center

The Agricultural Economics program strives to improve the quality of cost, price, and market information available to farm owners and managers. Extension work includes Florida Farm Labor Supervisor Training Program, which promotes regulation compliance.


Provide farm labor supervisors and farm owners with administrative knowledge and tools necessary to cultivate and maintain a culture of safety for farmworkers and to achieve regulatory compliance to ensure the profitability of Florida’s farms.



UF / IFAS SWFREC - Immokalee 
2685 SR 29 N | Immokalee, FL 34142
Tel:(239) 658-3428
Fax:(239) 658-3403

Data-Driven Markets: Pathways to Profitability 

SWFL Ag Economic Impact

Florida ranks among the top-producing states in many commodities. It is estimated that 200-300 different commodities are produced in Florida. All 67 counties have some form of agricultural activities.

Production Risk Management: Nutrient Use Efficiency

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