We research and teach about soil, water and environmental sciences in urban, agricultural and natural ecosystems. As a University of Florida department within IFAS and CALS, we offer degree, certificate and extension programs on campus and online.
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We are seeking applicants for Assistant Professor - Soil Health/Integrative Soil Scientist. Apply by February 14th, 2019

We are seeking applicants for Lecturer - Water Science. Apply by February 14th, 2019

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UF Online Rises to Fifth in the Nation for Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

UF/IFAS CALS Offers Two Majors Through UF Online GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF Online has risen to No. 5 in the 2019 rankings by U.S. News & World Report for the best online programs in the country, up from No. 12 in 2018. The ranking coincides with the online undergraduate program’s fifth birthday. The University of Florida (UF) continues to be the highest ranked public university for online undergraduate programs in the state

UF/IFAS ‘Citrus Nutrition Day’ to Include Field Tours

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- This year’s Citrus Nutrition Day – at which growers will learn the latest data about growing the fruit, from the soil up through the plants -- is expanding to include tours of field trials. After a morning of updates from University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers, participants may tour field sites at the Peace River Packing grove in Polk County. That’s where Tripti Vashisth has

UF/IFAS Research Suggests Improved Erosion Control May Help Reduce Nitrogen Inputs to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

By Tom Nordlie GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef and one of Australia's top tourist destinations, but its coral colonies have been dying at a startling rate in recent years and scientists believe that high levels of nitrogen in reef waters have played a role in the crisis. Soils found in river basins along the Queensland coast contribute sediment to river flows and have been cited as a source of



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