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Vacancy Announcement upcoming for PPQ Plant Health Safeguarding Specialists in South Florida


a vacancy announcement that will be released soon for positions with the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine (USDA APHIS PPQ) in Florida. USDA APHIS PPQ FL will be advertising to fill a combined eight PPQ Plant Health Safeguarding Specialists (PHSS)/ PPQ Officer positions in Miami or Fort Lauderdale. Other opportunities are also currently available, including Plant Protection Technician positions at various locations in Florida.

Agroecology at FIU-DC


Dr. Jay recently visited FIU-DC in Washington, DC and met with Congressmen.

Agroecology Program wins the President's Excellence Award


Presented to a full-time employee, or group of employees, who supported institutional, strategic and operational excellence by restructuring processes to improve efficiency, productivity and quality; and/or implementing critical programs; receiving recognition from peers in the academic community for excellence in research, scholastic or creative

Upcoming Events

Beekeeping Basics

09/10/2016 09:00 AM

Have you ever wanted to learn about bees, get inside a beehive and learn how it all works? Have you considered introducing bees to your farm? If so, you are in luck! The Veterans and Small Farmers Outreach Program is proud to offer this FREE workshop. Limited availability and registration is required. To RSVP, please email For future workshop schedule or more information call us at 305-348-0186 or visit:

FIU Horticulture Professional Certificate Program

09/17/2016 09:00 AM

$500 per participant. This includes the Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscapers Association (FNGLA) training manual. To register for the FIU Horticulture Professional Certificate Program taught by expert faculty, visit: For more information on the program or registration, contact K. Jayachandran at Registration deadline: Sept. 2, 2016

Orchid Professional Workshop

10/06/2016 09:00 AM

This is a 3-days workshop with hands-on and laboratory activities, as well as field trips. Topics covered include, among others: • Orchid history • Orchid production and propagation • Orchid flowers and pollination • Orchid pests and diseases Registration Link

Contact Us

Agroecology Program
Department of Earth and Environment

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

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