On June 16th, the UF Student Compost Cooperative (SCC) hosted a group of residents from Oak Hammock at the University of Florida who want to promote composting in their community. Oak Hammock is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). ... READ MORE
A new UF/IFAS Extension document from Soil and Water Sciences Department (SWS) researchers highlights the important role of nitrogen (N) in Florida soils. The element is necessary for healthy plants. However, properly managing soil N levels ... READ MORE
The efficient use of fertilizer is a concern to those in and outside of agricultural production. Too much, or application at the wrong time, wastes resources for producers and can pose a risk to the environment. Researchers in the UF/IFAS Soil ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension soils lab is making changes to its test reporting procedures beginning Sept. 1, 2019.
The Extension Soil Testing Laboratory (ESTL) is combining its micronutrients ... READ MORE
The Soil and Water Sciences Department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experience. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual Work, SWS 4911-Supervised ... READ MORE
By Jessica Pardo, Communications Specialist, SWS
Tomorrow, January 20th, the Sunshine State celebrates Arbor Day – a day set aside for people to plant and care for trees, as they are reminded of the importance of Florida’s forests.
Arbor ... READ MORE