• Dr. Ann Blount Named Woman of the Year in Agriculture for 2018 by Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam. (Click anywhere on slide to view video)


  • Edibles/What's Blooming/what to plant by Month

  • Gardening Friends of the Big Bend, INC

Research Teams



Academic Units Represented


Conducts research and teaches ways to use plants for food, fuel, feed and more.

Animal Sciences

Makes animal enterprises sustainable and give consumers safe, economical food.


Studies and teaches natural control methods, pest management options and more.

Environmental Horticulture

Breeds, propagates, installs and maintains plants to enhance the environment.

Forest Resources and Conservation

Educates and studies ways to measure, manage and conserve natural resources.

Horticultural Sciences

Examines plants, creates new varieties, and helps fruit and vegetable growers.

Plant Pathology

Studies and educates others about plant diseases and plant-microbe exchanges.

Natural Resources and Environment

Develops leaders to face challenges in natural resources and the environment.

Soil and Water Sciences

Manages pesticides and wastes, analyzes landscapes, remediates soil and more.

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Teaches, researches, and provides ways to conserve wildlife and their habitats.

Highlights and Events

2019 NFREC (Marianna) BEEF FORAGE Day

2019 Beef Forage Day at NFREC Marianna

2019 NFREC Citrus Forum

Citrus Forum Hosted at NFREC Quincy