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AI center coming to Gulf Coast Research and Education Center; will provide boost for agriculture

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October 25, 2022

Agriculture is an integral part of Florida’s economy, directly contributing over $10 billion in sales revenues annually and supporting over 133,000 jobs. But farmers face numerous challenges: pests, diseases, labor, rising costs and more. To ... READ MORE

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Tags: #aiatuf, Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence, Business, Center For Applied Artificial Intelligence In Agriculture, Crop Yields, Dana Choi, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, J. Scott Angle, Jack Rechcigl, Jobs, Kevin Wang, Labor, Machine Learning, Nathan Boyd, Plant Breeding, Robotics, Start-up Companies, Technology

UF scientists receive grant to study fumigation impacts on soil health

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March 21, 2022

Soil health is an important aspect to strawberry and tomato production. Farmers often apply a type of pesticide called fumigants to the soil months before planting to manage soil health. Fumigants reduce harmful diseases such as Fusarium ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease
Tags: Crops, Fusarium Wilt, Gary Vallad, Grant, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Mary Lusk, Nathan Boyd, Nitrogen, Root-knot Nematodes, Sarah Strauss, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Health, Soil Microbes, Soil Microbiome, Soil-borne Diseases, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Strawberries, Tomatoes, USDA-NIFA

Weed of the Week: Galinsoga (Galinsoga quadriradiata)

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February 18, 2021

  This week's weed of the week and featured EDIS publication is about galinsoga (Galinsoga quadriradiata). Galinsoga is a common weed in agricultural fields, container-grown ornamentals, landscape planting beds, lawns, gardens, and ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Chris Marble, Galinsoga, Galinsoga Quadriradiata, Horticulture, Nathan Boyd, Shawn Steed, Thomas Smith, Weed Management, Weed Science, Weed Science Wednesday, Weeds

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