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Sugarcane Pest Management

[Tweet “Some bugs love feasting on sugarcane. Find out who they are! #UFBugs http://bit.ly/1MpVG8K”]Sugarcane is an economically important crop in Florida, ranking behind only the greenhouse/nursery industry and the citrus industry in the state’s agricultural economy. Florida produces… Read More

Making Decisions with the AI Cowculator App

[Tweet “How efficiently cattle reproduce is important for beef producers. This UF/IFAS app can help! #Cowculator http://bit.ly/1N59TTt”]How efficiently cattle reproduce is an important concern for beef cattle producers. In the US beef industry, 8% of operations use artificial… Read More

Strawberry Advisory System App

Anthracnose and botrytis fruit rot are two fungal diseases that affect strawberries. Until recently, strawberry growers combated these diseases with weekly fungicide applications. However, a new app developed by UF/IFAS researchers may change that practice and make controlling… Read More

Anaerobic Digesters

Livestock and dairy producers can use anaerobic digesters to generate and capture biogas from animal manure. Biogas, which is mostly methane, is a renewable fuel that can support energy needs on the farm.1 How do anaerobic digesters work? Anaerobic… Read More