Category: Crops

Corn growers use tissue sampling to plan fertilizer applications

  Suwannee Valley corn growers prove the value of in-season plant tissue sampling for fertilizer application Sending ear-leaf tissue samples to the lab at various growth stages: helps growers to measure actual plant nitrogen uptake, allows for in-season adjustment of fertilizer… Read More

Ronald Cave named director of UF/IFAS Indian River research facility

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — An entomologist recognized internationally as a specialist in biological control of insect pests has been named director of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Indian River Research and Education Center…. Read More

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