University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

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College of Agricultural and
Life Sciences
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Established 1906
Type Public
Dean Dr. R. Kirby Barrick
Location Gainesville, Florida, USA
Website Official website

The University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), founded in 1964, is a college of the University of Florida.

The programs offered specialize in agriculture, natural resources, and life sciences.[1] CALS has two schools with it:

Griffin-Floyd Hall Home of CALS

the School of Forest Resources and Conservation (forestry and conservation) and the School of Natural Resources and Environment (natural resources and environmental science).[2]

CALS administers the degree programs of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). IFAS is a federal, state, and local government partnership dedicated to develop knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. With 24 undergraduate majors, more than 50 areas of specialization and 20 graduate programs, CALS is an educational leader in the areas of food, agriculture, natural resources and life sciences.

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