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The Soil and Water Sciences Department offers short courses and training sessions as a part of educational extension programs to field practitioners, environmental consultants, managers, and regulators involved in addressing soil and water quality issues.

Current Short Courses

Applied Soil Microbiology Training: Mycorrhizae 

This training course is designed for scientists, organic farmers, and others interested in the practical and theoretical aspects of using mycorrhizal fungi to enhance plant growth and nutrient cycling.

Current Training

Soil Health and Sustainability IST Online (UF/IFAS In-Service Training #31706)

This in-service training for UF/IFAS county and state Extension faculty is offered online and on-demand. Registration is through the UF/IFAS PDEC in-service training site.

Previous Short Courses

Previous Trainings

  • Soil Health and Sustainability

    UF/IFAS In-Service Training – Soil Health and Sustainability
    April 18, 2018 UF/IFAS Extension Straughn Professional Development Center, Gainesville
    October 19, 2018, UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center - 3200 E. Palm Beach Rd., Belle Glade, FL