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The New Face of Florida Farm Workers – Robots


March 26, 2020

Migrant workers have long been the greatest asset to Florida growers. Without their hard work and dedication, growers would be unable to feed our nation. However, as immigration laws become more strict, the migrant worker pool has dwindled, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: AI, Artificial Intelligence, Low Compact Tomato Plants, Pest Management, Precision Agriculture, Robotics, Robots, Smart Sprayer, Thorvald, UV Lighting, Weed Control

2016 Strawberry Field Day


January 25, 2016

Although Gulf Coast Research Center is located in southern Hillsborough County, we found from past experience that strawberry growers tend to feel the center is a little removed from the action, which is located in Plant City. Therefore, in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Events, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Research, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Disease Control, Dover, Florida Strawberries, Florida Strawberry Growers Association, Gulf Coast Research, Labor Issues, Molecular Breeding, Nematode Control, Pest Control, Plant City Strawberries, Strawberry Breeding, Strawberry Growers, Strawberry Varieties, Weed Control

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