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UF/IFAS research gives back food year-round

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November 15, 2022

UF/IFAS research and education centers (RECs) grow fruits and vegetables all across Florida to develop growing techniques and cultivars that benefit farmers. These centers are spread from Jay in the Panhandle to Homestead in Southeast Florida. So, ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, UF/IFAS
Tags: Alan And Cathy Hitchcock Field And Fork Pantry, Crops, Field And Fork Gardens, Food, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hastings Agricultural Extension Center, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Research And Education Centers, West Florida Research And Education Center
Food Is Our Middle Name podcast

Food is Our Middle Name podcast: What’s the deal with…Florida agriculture?

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October 20, 2022

On the first episode of the Food Is Our Middle Name podcast, we sit down with Bob Hochmuth to discuss Florida’s deeply rooted history in agriculture.  When most people think of Florida they think beaches, theme parks and MAYBE Florida ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Agriculture, Bob Hochmuth, Communications, Food, Food Is Our Middle Name, Fruit And Vegetable Production, History, North Florida Research And Education Center, North Florida Research And Education Center-Suwannee Valley, Podcast, Specialty Crops, Suwannee Valley, UF/IFAS Communications

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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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