James Fletcher — Water RSA and Extension Agent IV
Jim Fletcher’s research focus is on developing the use of drones and sensor technology including IR, Thermal and LIDAR to determine irrigation demands and scheduling, as well as potential nutrient loading in plants. Fletcher's program focus is on using water-conserving technologies and techniques for urban and agricultural landscapes; irrigation system management; water conservation in the home and built environment; building partnerships with representation from all levels (municipalities, county, regional, and state) to work on water policy; and building positive working relationships between regulators, the environmental community, the agricultural community, and the public.
Interim UF IFAS Statewide BMP Coordinator
As of July 2018, Fletcher is serving as the interim UF/IFAS statewide BMP coordinator. For more information on BMPs, please visit the BMP website.