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University of Florida / IFAS


The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is a federal-state-county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.


Saqib Mukhtar
PO Box 110210
Gainesville, FL 32611-0201
352 392-1761 , Fax 1038 McCarty Hall D

Jiannong Xin
PO Box 110350, UF
Gainesville, FL 32611-2121
352 392-0429 , Fax 352 392 5186


The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida

A statewide organization dedicated to teaching,research and extension.

Faculty located in Gainesville and at 13 Research and Education centers and Extension Offices in each of the state's 67 counties.

A partnership in food and agriculture, and natural and renewable resource research and education, funded by state, federal and local government, and by gifts and grants from individuals, foundations, government and industry.

Contact Person:
Dr. Saqib Mukhtar
Associate Dean for Extension