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

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August 11, 2017

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Biological Control, Entomogy, Indian River Research And Education Center, News

Precision Agriculture Field Day

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July 24, 2017

  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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops

The Value of Birds


July 18, 2017

Have you ever thought about the value of birds? I mean, the value in dollars. There over 18,000 birds on this planet; all are different and all play a role in keeping Florida ecosystems healthy. They can also keep us and our economy healthy ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Birds, Ecosystem Services, Pest Control, Pollinators, Special Topics

New UF center updating research on Southeastern agricultural health and safety

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July 5, 2017

By Ricky Telg GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Data about the safety and health of agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers in Florida is severely outdated, according to the director of a newly formed agricultural health and safety center, and is ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Extension, News, Southeastern Coastal Center For Agricultural Safety And Health, Worker Safety

Bacterial Leaf Spot


June 16, 2017

With all the rain and increased humidity levels lately, disease is on the rise and many of your plants may be showing it. One problem I have encountered in my community gardens is bacterial spot disease or leaf spot. This bacterial disease is ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Bacterial Leaf Spot, Community Gardens, Fertilizers, Florida, Gardens, Peppers, Pesticides, Summer, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Warm Season

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