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Tag: Agriculture

Florida’s Water Resources are Under Stress

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Dan Dobbins Florida’s water resources are under stress due in part to its’ large and growing human population and use of traditional landscaping practices. These practices, emphasizing turf grass usage, often require substantial applications… Read More

The Wakulla Gardener March/April 2020 Newsletter

If you have any questions or suggestions for future articles please email to wakullamg@ifas.ufl.edu Follow Us Follow Us       The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational… Read More

ABE Internships: Ag-Pro Companies

Agricultural Operations Management student Carson Ostrum spent over a month shadowing and learning from the Ag-Pro sales team,  the service and parts department, and a store General Manager. Learn more about Carson’s internship in his Q&A below: What… Read More

National Invasive Species Awareness Week – Four of Florida’s Invasive Plants

By Olivia Doyle, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant Plants are introduced to environments both intentionally and unintentionally for various reasons. More than 4,000 plant species are found in Florida and 1,300 of these… Read More

ABE Internships: Walther Farms

Agricultural Operations Management student Kip Jedlicka worked as an assistant field manager during his internship with Walther Farms. This role involved three different aspects of potato production including lab duties, line and field duties, and agronomy duties. Learn… Read More

Graduate Student Highlight: Jacob Thayer

Jacob Thayer, originally from Jupiter, Florida, is a graduate assistant with the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) majoring in agronomy with a focus in aquatic plant management. Majoring in forest resources and conservation, Jacob worked… Read More

Potato (Solanum tuberosum)

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Linda Clemens Potato (Solanum tuberosum) One of the first crops planted in the north Florida vegetable garden in the New Year is the potato, also known as the “Irish potato” to differentiate it from… Read More