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We research and teach about soil, water, and environmental sciences in urban, agricultural, and natural ecosystems. As a University of Florida department within the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, we offer degree, certificate and extension programs on campus and online.
Since our origins, more than 100 years ago, we have made significant contributions to improving the productivity of Florida’s agriculture, helping protect the state's unique ecosystems, and contributing to soil and water science at national and international levels.
We research and teach about soil, water, and environmental sciences in urban, agricultural, and natural ecosystems. As a University of Florida department within the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, we offer degree, certificate and extension programs on campus and online.
Since our origins, more than 100 years ago, we have made significant contributions to improving the productivity of Florida’s agriculture, helping protect the state's unique ecosystems, and contributing to soil and water science at national and international levels.
                
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UF/IFAS program teaches what happens ‘After the Flush’

BALM, Fla. --- If you’re on a septic system, what happens after you flush your toilet? In a new, statewide UF/IFAS Extension program aptly titled “After the Flush,” Mary Lusk and her colleagues aim to teach Floridians how the state’s 2 million septic systems can impact water resources. For one thing, septic systems can put nitrogen into groundwater, water bodies and sewage systems. So, as a major goal, Lusk uses “After the Flush”

Updated citrus nutrition guide helps growers deal with greening

Florida citrus growers hit hard by the citrus greening disease can benefit from UF/IFAS expertise in an updated book -- the third edition of the Nutrition of Florida Citrus Trees. Greening, known scientifically as huanglongbing (HLB) has caused significant damage to Florida’s citrus industry, and UF/IFAS scientists and Extension faculty have updated the guide to help farmers better cope with HLB. Although the book still contains some data

Water scientists to virtually connect with pre-K to high school students through Facebook Live

By: Jarred Shellhouse, 352-273-2599, jshellhouse@ufl.edu Media contact: Samantha Murray, 949-735-1076, grenrosa@ufl.edu University of Florida agricultural education and communication graduate students will connect students in pre-K through high school and their families with university water scientists in an upcoming Facebook Live

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