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UF/IFAS experts outline hurricane prep, recovery for citrus growers


July 16, 2020

Like all farmers, Florida’s citrus producers must prepare for the worst before a hurricane strikes. That’s why Fernando Alferez co-wrote a manual that gives growers tips on how to get their citrus farm ready for – and recover from -- the ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Charley, Citrus, Citrus Research, Damage, Fernando Alferez, Hurricanes, Irma, Michael, Mongi Zekri, Preparation, Recovery, Southeast Climate Hub, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension, Usda

Summer sodding traditional for some, but lawn success more a matter of preparation


July 14, 2020

As they drip with sweat, contractors and landscapers often lay sod in the summer because rain helps the grass grow. But you don’t necessarily have to bear the brunt of beastly heat to lay sod, says a UF/IFAS scientist and Extension specialist. Getting ... READ MORE

Category: HOME LANDSCAPES, Lawn, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Environmental Horticulture, Landscaping, Laurie Trenholm, Organic Matter, Preparation, Sod, Soil, Summer, UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County, Whitney Elmore

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