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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies : Agri-Science Major


The Department of Earth and Environment at Florida International University (FIU) offers a Bachelor of Sciences degree program in Environmental Studies with a choice of majors in Agricultural Sciences or Natural Resource Sciences. These majors have been designed to provide students with broad academic knowledge and experience to pursue careers in environmental professions or in advanced agricultural sciences fields.

Agroecology Instructor Position


The Agroecology Program of the Department Earth & Environment invites applications for an Instructor in the areas of production Agriculture/Horticulture, to begin in Fall 2015.

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended!


We are happy to announce that HSI conference abstracts are now due Tuesday October 21, 2014

Upcoming Events

VeSFO Laurel Wilt Disease

04/25/2015 09:00 AM

Laurel Wilt is a vascular disease that poses a threat to Florida’s multimillion avocado industry. At FIU, researchers are working on a combination of drones and disease- detecting dogs to identify sick tress. This innovative strategy could be key in stopping the spread of the disease.

VeSFO workshop 3

04/30/2015 05:00 PM

USDA Opportunities: Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and Risk Management Agency

The Art of Bee Keeping

05/02/2015 10:00 AM

Have you ever wanted to learn about bees, get inside a beehive and learn how it all works? This is your chance! Florida International University’s Veterans and Small Farmers Outreach (VeSFO) Program is proud to partner with Kim and John Gentzel to bring this informative workshop where you will learn the ins and outs of beehives, the essentials of beekeeping, and how to successfully incorporate honey to your farm operation. Join us!

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Agroecology Program
Department of Earth and Environment

11200 SW 8th Street, ECS 157
Miami, Florida 33199
(305) 348-0186

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