By: Elliott White Jr. Doctoral Student in UF's Environmental Engineering Sciences Department
The Historical Suwannee River
The Suwannee River is both a cultural and ecological landmark for the state of Florida. Over the course of its long ... READ MORE
(This is the second part of a series about how to take the guesswork out of watering the lawn. For part 1, click here.)
Measuring the moisture where it counts…at the roots.
Just over a decade ago, a UF/IFAS blogpost was published ... READ MORE
The Godbold Center housed both nights of the Clay County 4-H Water Workshop. On the first night, youth came in, picked up clipboards, and were given a quick welcome and introduction to the first activity. Youth carefully went through each ingredient ... READ MORE
As described in the Equine Best Management Practices manual, sediment and erosion control measures are permanent or temporary practices to prevent sediment loss from fields, slow water flow, and/or trap and collect debris and sediments in runoff ... READ MORE
Plastic production has increased exponentially since the 1950's. Less than 10% of plastic that is produced is recycled each year. Scientists estimate that 8 million metric tons of plastic entered the ocean in 2010. This annual amount is expected ... READ MORE
Excessive watering is one of the most common factors contributing to poor turf health.
In Central Florida, turf needs less water in the winter. When the temperatures are cooler, there’s less evaporation, and grass goes semi-dormant.
Likewise, ... READ MORE
The Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program is among the major programs implemented by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to address water quality issues in the state. The establishment of the TMDL program is grounded ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Two University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will be part of a $10 million project to estimate the number of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ... READ MORE