Dr. Jack Rechcigl

Dr. Jack E. Rechcigl, Center Director and Professor, Soil and Water Science

Jack Rechcigl is Center Director and Professor of the University of Florida Gulf Coast Research and Education Center located in Balm and on the HCC campus in Plant City. Dr. Rechcigl’s research has been on the beneficial uses of organic wastes and industrial by-products as fertilizers for agricultural crops. In particular, his research has focused on evaluating the fertilizer requirements of pasture grasses as well as determining ways to reduce fertilizer runoff in to water ways.

Center Director and Professor, Soil and Water Science
Dr. Jack Rechcigl, Center Director

Contact

  • Rm. 103
  • Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
  • 14625 CR 672
  • Wimauma, FL 33598
  • 813-633-4111
  • rechcigl@ufl.edu
  • Education
      • Ph.D., Soil Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1986
      • M.S., Soil Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1983
      • B.S., Plant Science, University of Delaware, 1982
  • Publications
  • Recent Services and Honors
      • Sigma Xi Research Award
      • University of Philippines Research Award
      • University of Florida Research Honor Award
      • University of Florida Research Achievement Award
      • University of Delaware presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement Award
      • Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy
      • Fellow of the Soil Science Society of America
      • Honorary Professorship from the Czech Agricultural University in Prague
      • Fellow of the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences
      • University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship