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Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences


In addition to Extension offices in each of Florida’s 67 counties, IFAS has 1,249 buildings, more than 3.6 million gross square feet, and 27,279 acres throughout the state, including facilities on the University of Florida campus.

The following facilities are used for teaching, research and demonstration:

  • 16 on-campus academic departments and schools
  • 12 Research and Education Centers (RECs) located throughout the state
  • UF/IFAS Extension offices in all 67 counties (county-operated and maintained)
  • 4 Research and Demonstration sites, 1 research forest, and 1 biological field station
  • 5 statewide locations with undergraduate degree programs

IFAS - Facilities