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What is 4R nutrient stewardship?


September 18, 2015

A new and innovative approach to Best Management Practices for fertilizer application known as 4R nutrient stewardship is available, to ensure the environmental, social, and economical sustainability of commercial crop production. This 3-page ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management
Tags: Guodong Liu, Horticultural Sciences Department, J. DeValerio, Kelly Morgan, Lincoln Zotarelli, Nutrient Management, Qingren Wang, Yuncong Li
Green tomatoes

Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum”: An Emerging Pathogen Infecting Potato and Tomato


September 18, 2015

A bacterium called "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" infects potatoes and tomatoes, causing zebra chip in potatoes and psyllid yellows in tomatoes. These disease are highly destructive and have been known to reduce yields by up to 85%. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Binoy Babu, Carrie L. Harmon, Mathews L. Paret, Nicholas Dufault, Plant Pathology Department, Potato, Tomato
Everyone has a story

Story Development


September 17, 2015

Stories let you share who you are with the world. Storytelling can help develop an organization's identity, improve interactions with the public, and foster teamwork. This 2-page fact sheet covers the basics of good storytelling and strategies ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Brandon Telg, Jaron Jones, Ricky Telg, Story-crafting
woman stands on chair to share story with circle of listeners in office setting

Letting Them In: Sharing Your Story with People outside of Your Industry


September 17, 2015

Those who work in agriculture often face the challenge of explaining their work to people outside of their field. Identifying what your audience cares about is the first step in formulating a story you audience will understand and value. This ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Brandon Telg, Jaron Jones, Ricky Telg, Story-crafting

Getting the Most out of Social Media


September 17, 2015

Agriculturalists can use social media as a powerful tool for marketing their products and establishing a brand identity. The goal of this series is to help agriculturalists understand how social media can work for them. The series also discusses ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Professional Development, Work & Life
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication Department, Jessica C. Fernandez, Joy N. Rumble, Social Media
Alan Hodges in Florida pine forest

Economic Contributions of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Food Industries in Florida in 2013


September 11, 2015

About 1.52 million people worked full- or part-time in Florida’s agriculture, natural resources and food industries in 2013-- an 8.7 percent increase in jobs over 2012. Recognizing the significant impact agriculture, natural resources, and ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Alan W. Hodges, Economic Impact Analysis, Economic Value Of Agriculture, Food And Resource Economics Department, Mohammad Rahmani, Thomas J. Stevens
Turfgrass

Turfgrass Herbicides: Mechanisms of Action and Resistance Management


September 8, 2015

Herbicides are an effective tool for controling weeds in turfgrass; however, weeds can become resistant to herbicides and create significant problems for turfgrass production. The best way to combat herbicide resistance is to rotate herbicides ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf
Tags: Agronomy Department, Herbicides, J.Bryan Unruh, Pesticides And Lawns, Ramon Leon, West Florida REC
running up the 8 steps (silhouette photo)

Eight Steps to Developing a Simple Marketing Plan


August 26, 2015

Marketing is an essential component of any business, including agriculture. Despite the important role of marketing, many smallholding operators/growers are reluctant to create a marketing plan. This 5-page fact sheet provides a rationale for ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Professional Development
Tags: Edward A. Evans, Food And Resource Economics Department, Fredy H. Ballen, Marketing And Sales, Tropical REC

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