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Global group recognizes UF/IFAS engineer for strawberry spray app

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January 13, 2021

Now that we’re knee-deep in strawberry season, many growers owe Clyde Fraisse and Natalia Peres a debt of gratitude. About a decade ago, Peres saw a need for a fungicide decision-support tool. Farmers sprayed about every week to control strawberry ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Alerts, App, Award, Clyde Fraisse, Decision-support Tool, Fungi, Fungicide, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Natalia Peres, Plant Pathology, Strawberries, Strawberry Advisory System, World Meteorological Organization

New UF/IFAS app to ID toxic plants

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December 2, 2020

Some livestock, pets and even children occasionally nibble on poisonous plants, presenting a potential pitfall to the animals and youth. Now, a new, free app designed by UF/IFAS researchers and Extension faculty helps you identify toxic plants. Not ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Agronomy, App, Brent Sellers, Chris Marble, Environmental Horticulture, Farms, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Identification, Landscapes, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Poisonous Plants, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Sandra Wilson, Toxic Plants

Popular UF/IFAS Vegetable Gardening Guide now available in Spanish and as an app

November 10, 2020

With COVID-19 lingering, it might be a good time to use your green thumb to grow some vegetables in your garden. While you’re at it, you can get help from the UF/IFAS Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide -- now also in Spanish -- and as a downloadable ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: App, Danielle Treadewll, Environmental Horticulture, Francisco Rivera, Spanish, Sydney Park Brown, Vegetable Gardening Guide

Crowd-Sourced Apps Help Planners Design Better Paths for Cyclists

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February 5, 2019

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Crowd-sourced data can tell us where bicyclists travel, a useful tool for traffic planners as they decide where to build roads and bike paths, new University of Florida research shows. The research from the UF Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Work & Life
Tags: App, Bicycles, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Geomatics, GPS, Henry Hochmair, Strava, Transportation Planning

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