• Congressman Al Lawson and CAFS students at the Farmer's Roundtable event. 
  • Harambee Festival - Learning about insects. 
  • Dr. Mbuya explaining the importance of water quality and the impacts of contamination. 
  • Goat meat cooking demonstration conducted by Cooperative Extension. 
  • CAFS Living Learning Students(LLC) students inspecting bee colonies. 

Undergraduate Programs


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Biological Scientist - Employment Opportunity  

May 26th 2016 

...The incumbent serves as an Interdisciplinary Scientist at a laboratory or work unit within PPQ, Science and Technology. The mission of S&T is to provide scientific support to programs of PPQ and cooperating agencies. S&T accomplishes this mission, in part by addressing, through methods development, complex issues in plant health safeguarding, detection and management of significant regulatory pests and diseases, and assuring safe trade and protecting natural resources. Salary Range: 51K - 91K.





Agriculturist - Employment Opportunity  

May 26th 2016 

...This position is located in the Agriculture Quarantine Inspection (AQI) lab in Miami, FL. The unit serves as the principal scientific support center for pest exclusion, in support of methodology for detecting an dmitigating regulated pests in commodities and baggage. Please see link for more information. Salary Range: 51K - 81K.






Monsanto Student Leadership Event 

April 07th 2016 

...The 2016 Student Leadership Event will be held October 16-18, 2016. Students will be invited to the Monsanto World Headquarters in St. Louis, MO to participate in a leadership development program and to interview for Internship and Co-op opportunities. Travel and accommondations will be provided by Monsanto.  






CAFS Student Takes 2nd Place at MANRRS CONFERENCE

April 04th 2016 

... Congratulations to our own, Mr. Xavier Price, for his 2nd Place in the Graduate Student Poster Contest at the 2016 MANRRS Conference. Good Job Xavier!!!





Monsanto Fund 1890's Scholarship - Deadline April 15th

March 30th 2016 

... Monsanto wants you! If you're interested in this scholarship opportunity and learning more about Monsanto, please visit Dr. Davis in Perry Paige (106) or e-mail him at Jamie.Davis@famu.edu for more information. The deadline to apply is April 15th and the scholarship opportunities are limited. 





31st Annual Career Fair and Training Conference 

March 21st 2016 

... Florida A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Food Sciences will be co-sponsoring the 31st Annual Career Fair and Training Conference in Jacksonville, Florida March 30th – April 2nd. The  conference is designed to foster and promote inclusion and advancement of MANRRS members in their academic and professional fields.





Pathways to Professions in Agriculture and Food Sciences

March 21st 2016 

... On April 6, 2016, the College of Agriculture and Food Sciences will be hosting our biannual Pathways to Professions Conference! This event will attract over 500 high school and community college students from Tallahassee and neighboring communities with the intended purpose of ensuring students are adequately prepared for the agriculture and food sciences workforce in both government and private industry.





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