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Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

Mission, Vision & Values


To be a global leader in improving lives through innovation in agriculture and natural resources.


To develop and disseminate the science and technology to sustain agriculture and conserve natural resources in Florida and beyond.

Core values

  • Integrity
  • Inclusion
  • Collaboration
  • Service
  • Innovation

Goals and Priorities for 2022 - 2026

  • Goal 1:  Develop novel crops and production strategies that address resiliency, sustainable intensification, and urbanization.
  • Goal 2:  Fully conceptualize and establish the new AI Center.
  • Goal 3:  Increase applied research capacity.
  • Goal 4:  Increase communications and outreach.