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Florida Land Steward Update, May 27, 2022

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May 26, 2022

SIGN UP FOR SOUTHERN PINE BEETLE ASSISTANCE AND PREVENTION PROGRAM Sign up by July 1, 2022 The Southern Pine Beetle Assistance and Prevention Program is offered to eligible non-industrial private forest landowners by the Florida Forest ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, NATURAL RESOURCES, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Timber, Trees
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Oyster market research outlines marketing strategies for increasing grower profits

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April 4, 2022

Highlights ·         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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food Is Our Middle Name, Marketing, Oyster, Oyster Farming, Oysters, SEEDIT, SEEDIT Grant
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UF/IFAS scientists take next steps toward crops that make their own nitrogen


January 27, 2022

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. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Matias Kirst, News, Nitrogen Fixation, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences

CALS Alumnus Highlight: Terry Baker


March 31, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, CALS Alumni, Cals Careers, Career Services, Ffgs, Forest Resources And Conservation, Sfrc

CALS Alumna Highlight: Cecilia Lepa


March 31, 2021

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

Category: Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS Alumni, Cals Careers, Career Services, Forest Resources And Conservation, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatic Sciences
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UF/IFAS to provide educational support for timber producers recovering from Hurricane Michael


August 26, 2020

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

Category: Agribusiness, EVENTS, Forests, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Block Grant, Chris Demers, Florida Land Steward Program, Hurricane Michael, Online Education, Recovery, Reforestation, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation, Timber, Webinar

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