Tag: Southwest Florida Research and Education Center

UF professor: Drought, free electricity ravaging India’s groundwater supply

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A professor with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences hopes to use his research on water conservation to help farmers in India. In 2014, the National Crime Records Bureau of India… Read More

Longtime UF/IFAS administrator retires after outstanding career in research, outreach

Chris Waddill HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Her career at UF/IFAS spanned 20 years, starting as Dean for UF/IFAS Extension and later working as director of three research and education centers. Now, Chris Waddill is ready to retire. On Oct…. Read More

Southwest Florida Research and Education Center to dedicate new building Jan. 5

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — The walls have been painted, the new floor tiles have been set and new science equipment has been installed in time for the dedication of the University of Florida Southwest Florida Research and Education Center’s… Read More

Public workshop at UF/IFAS facility to discuss invasive species

Please see caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With Florida facing an increasing invasion of exotic wildlife, UF/IFAS scientists and other specialists will hold a public workshop Sept. 16 at the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center. The… Read More

Southwest Florida Research and Education Center is growing

IMMOKALEE, Fla. — The backhoes are ready and rebar marks off where new walls will stand as the University of Florida’s Southwest Florida Research and Education Center gets ready to break ground officially  on a 7,000-square-foot expansion Thursday.

Jacqueline Burns to direct UF/IFAS’ Southwest Florida Research and Education Center

Photo cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Jacqueline Burns, director of the University of Florida’s Citrus Research and Education Center, now has another hat to wear – she’s been named to lead UF’s… Read More