Located in Fort Pierce, Fla., the Indian River Research and Education Center is a part of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, which operates more than 10 research and education centers. The center offers bachelor s degree programs in agribusiness and environmental management. In addition, it provides master's degree programs, including environmental horticulture and environmental science. The Indian River Research and Education Center s certificate programs include agricultural education and communication, and entomology. In addition, the center provides regional leadership to agriculturalists with several research and extension programs. It offers research in various areas, including water and nutrient management, epidemiology and control of leaf and fruit diseases, evaluation of citrus and vegetable cultivars, and utilization of soil amendments and micro-irrigation of horticultural crops in humid regions.