Vegetable Horticulture Program

The Vegetable Horticulture Program provides statewide leadership in both research and extension, in the areas of fertilizer management and nutrient use efficiency, vegetable varieties and new germplasm evaluation, and development of non-chemical, sustainable production methods for vegetable crop production. The Vegetable Horticulture Program focuses on the development of science-based and practical solutions to increase the sustainability, profitability, and competitiveness of Florida vegetable growers while enhancing and protecting the state’s soil and water quality. The three main areas of the program are:

  • Vegetable BMPs
  • Vegetable Variety Testing
  • Compost Use in Vegetable Production

Program Faculty