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Growing Vegetables in Greenhouses and High Tunnels


May 20, 2021

Protected vegetable production increases Production of vegetables in greenhouses and high tunnels is on the rise. In the United States, the acreage of vegetables and herbs grown under protection increased 82% between 2007 and 2017. The number ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Cflandscapes, Greenhouse Production, Hwooten, Hydroponics, Kevin Athearn, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley, Small Farms

UF researchers awarded $1.8M to improve nutrient management of Suwannee Valley farms


December 16, 2020

LIVE OAK, Fla. --- Researchers at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center - Suwannee Valley recently received a $1.8 million award for a 5-year project to develop precision nutrient application methods for the region. The on-farm ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agriculture, BMP, BMPs, Conservation, Corn, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley, Nutrient Management, Water Resources

Research Center in Live Oak Breaks Ground on Educational Pavilion


September 24, 2020

LIVE OAK, Fla. --- With an eye on the future, the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center - Suwannee Valley (UF/IFAS NFREC-SV) celebrated a groundbreaking for its new educational pavilion on Sept. 24. “The educational pavilion ... READ MORE

Category: Events, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Educational Pavilion, Groundbreaking, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley

Carrots in the Suwannee Valley


November 26, 2019

Are carrots grown in Florida? Carrots in the Suwannee Valley region (the North Central portion of the state) have become more popular over the years. Around 4,000 acres were planted and harvested in the area this year and the crop has the potential ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, Carrots, Cover Crops, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley, Suwannee Valley Agriculture

2019 Suwannee Valley Peanut Harvest Field Day with Allied Industry


June 26, 2019

The UF|IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center - Suwannee Valley (NFREC-SV) will host the Suwannee Valley Peanut Harvest Field Day with Allied Industry on August 22, 2019, at the NFREC-Suwannee Valley farm location in Live Oak. This ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agriculture, BMPs, Field Day, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley, Peanut Harvest, Peanuts, UF IFAS Extension

Lettuce Bolting: When to harvest?


June 18, 2019

What is lettuce bolting and why does it matter? Bitterness and bolting in lettuce have a direct correlation and we have a feeling you don't particularly want to grow bitter tasting lettuce, so here are a couple of tips! 1. Know your end goal ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture,
Tags: Florida Lettuce, Greenhouse Production, Hydroponics, Lettuce, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley, North Florida Vegetable Production

Prospective Alternative Crops: Hemp, Barley, Carinata


May 23, 2019

Nearly 80 attendees including producers and stakeholders gathered at the North Florida Research and Education Center-Suwannee Valley on May 20, 2019, to learn about potential opportunities of prospective alternative crops. The Center hosted ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agriculture, Alternative Crops, Barley, Carinata, Cover Crops, Hemp, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley

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