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Check It Out! Invasive Plant Management Guides

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October 26, 2023

After several discussions with invasive plant management groups in Florida, it was recognized that many land managers often lack access to resources about the technical aspects of herbicides for invasive plant treatments. Therefore, a brief ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Brazilian Peppertree, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plant Control, Land Management, Natural Resources, Turning Science Into Solutions, Woody Species
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Fire in Florida Forests: Rekindling the Flame

June 18, 2023

Let’s travel back in time—to an early 16th century summer. You’re standing in an uncut longleaf pine forest in Florida; you have a ¼ mile view in every direction. Yellow and purple flowers dot the landscape of wiregrass, saw palmetto, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Fire, Firescaping, Forest, Land Management, Natural Areas Training Academy, Natural Resources, Shelly Johnson, Tag/Florida-Youth-Naturalist-Program/, Wildlife

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


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

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