FAMU College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS) is a land-grant arm of the University

Dean Wesson
Dean's Message

Welcome to the College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS)! As Interim Dean, I am excited to lead this dedicated community of faculty, staff, and students who collectively “inspire excellence with kindness and caring.”

Established in 1891, CAFS enjoys a rich legacy as the original land grant component implemented at Florida A&M University. Through the tripartite concept, our internationally recognized faculty and staff prepare students for successful careers by offering comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs, innovative research, and socially relevant outreach programs.

We are excited to invite you to “Come Grow With Us!.”

G. Dale Wesson, Ph.D., PE

College of Agriculture & Food Sciences Interim Dean and Associate Vice President for Research Florida A&M University

  Integrating Academics, Research, and Outreach

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CAFS Excellence - Offering programs that prepare students to have a mastery of their field of expertise as it evolves, thus being readily employable and ready for the Next Higher Level.

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Our vision is to be a premier 21st Century world-class, land-grant college with innovative programs that have a global impact.

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Cooperative Extension is the outreach arm of FAMU's land-grant mission.

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Our research mission is particularly crucial in enhancing the state's overall economy.



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CAFS Additional Program Areas

Our Additional Program Areas finds local and global solutions to agricultural, ecological, environmental, health, and food security issues.


International Agriculture

We are leading the way in: international education, study abroad, development assistance, and research. Harriett A. Paul, Director
International Agriculture
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Our motto Sic Itur Ad Mare, meaning 'such is the pathways to the seas', reflects the unique mission of NROTC.  

Contact Us

College of Agricultural and Food Sciences

217 Perry-Paige Building
1740 S. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
(850) 561-2644
(850) 561-2644