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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Minimize Pesticide Exposure


December 19, 2022

Pesticides are a common practice to control pests in agriculture, inside buildings, landscapes, natural areas, and in the Right of Way. At the same time, pesticides are chemicals developed to kill living organisms, meaning we need to use precaution ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Personal_protective_equipment, Pesticides, Pesticide_applicator, Pesticide_protection, PPE, Small Farms Agent Polk, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

El Equipo de Protección Personal (EPP) Minimiza la Exposición de Plaguicidas


December 19, 2022

Los plaguicidas son una práctica común para controlar plagas en la agricultura, dentro de edificios, jardines, áreas naturales y en las vías públicas. Al mismo tiempo, los plaguicidas son productos químicos desarrollados para matar organismos ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: En Espanol, Equipo_de_proteccion_personal, Espanol, Personal_protective_equipment, Pesticides, Pesticide_protection, PPE, Small Farms Agent Polk, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Polk County

Plagas de las fincas de Florida: Babosas y caracoles terrestres


August 12, 2022

Cuando la gente piensa en plagas de plantas, lo primero en lo que piensan son los artrópodos, específicamente los insectos. Desafortunadamente, hay más que solo artrópodos que se consideran plagas de plantas. Uno de estos ejemplos son las ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: En Espanol, Espanol, Florida_Pests, IPM, Polk County FL, Polksmallfarms, Slugs, Snails, UF/IFAS

Florida Farm Pests: Terrestrial Slugs and Snails


August 12, 2022

When people think of plant pests, the first thing that comes to mind are arthropods, specifically insects. Unfortunately, there are more than just arthropods that are considered plant pests. One of these examples are terrestrial slugs and snails.   How ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida_Pests, IPM, Polk County FL, Polksmallfarms, Slugs, Snails, UF/IFAS

Hydroponics: NFT System


July 29, 2022

Each year we have less agricultural land available, making it more difficult for farmers to acquire land to grow crops due to urban development increases in Florida. From 2010 to 2019, Florida’s population grew 14.2% to become the third ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Hydroponics, Hydroponic_NFT, Polk County, Polksmallfarms, Small Farms, UF/IFAS

Hidropónicos: SISTEMA NFT


July 29, 2022

Cada año tenemos menos tierras agrícolas disponibles, lo que dificulta que los agricultores adquieran terreno para sus cultivos debido al aumento del desarrollo urbano en Florida. Del 2010 a 2019, la población de Florida creció un ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: En Espanol, Espanol, Hydroponics, Hydroponic_NFT, Polk County, Polksmallfarms, Small Farms, UF/IFAS
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Market Outlook 2021-2022

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August 30, 2021

In August, at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Annual Convention, CattleFax presented their 2021-2022 Cattle Industry Outlook. CattleFax is the global leader in industry market research, analysis and information. The summary indicates ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Livestock

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