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UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Research Updates

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November 15, 2022

By: Dr. Maria Silveira In 2011, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network (https://ltar.ars.usda.gov/), with the mission of developing long-term, transdisciplinary research ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Forests, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Land Management, Long-term Agroecosystem Research, LTAR, Maria Silveira, Native Land, Rangeland

HERBICIDE MIXING MATH FOR NATURAL AREAS


April 11, 2020

K. Stump, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL Situation: Land managers rely on herbicide to control invasive species in natural areas. However, improper application can have unintended environmental impacts and waste time, money, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, Environmental Impacts, FL., Herbicide, K. Stump, Kissimmee, Land Management, Natural Resources, Osceola Co.., UF IFAS Extension

NISAW 2016 – Tropical Soda Apple


February 25, 2016

Florida ranchers know Tropical Soda Apple (TSA) as the “Plant from Hell”. It was first noticed in south Florida, but its seeds survive in the digestive tract of animals and it spread north through the movement of hay and cattle. TSA ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Florida Panhandle, Habitat Conservation, Invasive, Invasive Species, Invasive Species Of The Day, Invasives, Land Management, NISAW, NISAW2016, Panhandle Outdoors, Tropical Soda Apple, TSA

Dodder: Vampire Plant or Nature’s Own Genetic Modification Organism?


July 10, 2015

Vampires of all types and genetic modifications are hot topics these days, and a common, but uncommon looking and acting Florida weed may have combined the two subjects. Dodder, a native invasive, parasitic plant, reproduces by seed but ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Dodder, Environmental Education, Invasive, Invasive Species, Land Management, Master Gardener, Panhandle Outdoors, Parasite, Plants

Invasive Species of the Day (February 24): Lionfish and Air Potato


February 25, 2015

Lionfish (Pterois volitans):   Red Lionfish are a predatory reef fish that are non-native invasive species and have spread throughout Florida Waters. They are members of the family Scorpaenidae whose members are venomous and the lionfish ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Environmental Education, Fisheries, Habitat Conservation, Invasive Management, Invasive Of The Day, Invasive Species, Invasives, Land Management, Lionfish, NISAW, NISAW2015, Panhandle Outdoors, Plants, Timber

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