Category: Agribusiness

Precision Agriculture Field Day

  UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County recently hosted a Precision Agriculture Field Day at Bar D Ranch near Columbia City. The program highlighted many of the technologies used in a local research and demonstration project sponsored by the Florida Department of Agriculture… Read More

New UF center updating research on Southeastern agricultural health and safety

By Ricky Telg GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Data about the safety and health of agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers in Florida is severely outdated, according to the director of a newly formed agricultural health and safety center, and is… Read More

Respirators: Why are they important?

When working in agricultural operations such as a nursery, farm or grove, the concentration and frequency of exposure to agricultural contaminants can cause a variety of respiratory problems. Normally our own respiratory system filters some particles before getting to… Read More

Watermelon disease and treatments

WHAT’S THE TREATS FOR WATERMELONS by Anthony Drew, Extension Agent IV Agriculture We’re in the end of the first quarter of the watermelon game, and with the positive market outlook, this game seems to be ours to loose,… Read More