ABE faculty are aligned with research centers both on campus and around the nation. Several faculty members are actively involved with projects at the UF-IFAS Space Agricultural and Biotechnology Research and Education (SABRE) Center located at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and the NASA Environmental Systems Commercial Space Technology Center (ESCST) located at UF in Gainesville. Other affiliations are listed below.
- Center for Remote Sensing (CRS)
Housed in Frazer Rogers Hall, the CRS involves applying state-of-the-art remote sensing, GIS, and GPS technologies to hydrology, agriculture, and natural resources.
- Precision Agriculture Laboratory
Precision agriculture is a set of managerial practices whereby spatial variability in a field can be controlled on a micro scale. The main idea behind precision agriculture is spatial variability. This refers to all of the ways a field can differ from one location to another.