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The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners by the Florida Forest ... READ MORE
· A recent UF/IFAS research project identified opportunities for Florida Gulf oyster farmers to market their products for an increased price.
· The findings noted logistical and volume ... READ MORE
Most crops need fertilizer to get enough nitrogen, an essential building block of life.
Only a few plants have evolved nodules that host nitrogen fixing bacteria, microbes that convert nitrogen in the air into a form plants can use.
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University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Terry Baker graduated in 2004 with his degree from the School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC), now known as the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences ... READ MORE
Cecilia Lepa graduated with both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in forest resources and conservation. She is currently an AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Southern Oregon's ... READ MORE
For the third year in a row, students in the geomatics program are partnering with a Florida family farm to promote agritourism.
The Single R Ranch in Plant City is co-owned by Carson and Janet Futch, both UF graduates. Each fall, the family ... READ MORE
Dead trees may be unsightly and potentially hazardous but they provide important habitat for numerous wildlife. For landowners, dead wood is a commonly overlooked resource. Some management plans may only consider the species and age of live ... READ MORE
The eastern mosquitofish is a common, native species of fish that is found as far north as New Jersey and as far west as Alabama. Here in Florida, the climate is suitable for mosquito population growth and year-round pest management efforts ... READ MORE
When Hurricane Michael swept through the Florida Panhandle in 2018, the category 5 storm left in its wake years’ worth of losses to one of the area’s largest industries, timber. Per estimates from the Florida Forest Service, a division of ... READ MORE
by Kim Scotto-Kelley
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Forest products contribute to a large and valuable industry for the state of Florida – altogether comprising the state’s largest agricultural commodity. This includes primary and secondary product ... READ MORE