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UF/IFAS researchers are re-examining nutrient guidelines for Florida citrus

February 23, 2024

A team of researchers from across UF/IFAS is making progress on updating nutrient guidelines for Florida citrus. The work is needed since current nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) recommendations are based on studies of healthy citrus trees. Now, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Citrus, Fertilizer, Nitrogen, Nutrient Management Program, Phosphorus, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences
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New UF/IFAS publication: Managing impacts of flooding, groundwater rise on septic systems

January 16, 2024

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection estimates the state has more than 2 million septic systems. If an owner does not properly maintain one, it poses an environmental threat to the state’s drinking water. Besides regular maintenance, ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Flooding, Groundwater Level Rise, Mary Lusk, Septic Systems, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences

UF/IFAS scientists help preserve Nature Coast, one sample at a time

June 28, 2021

This summer and fall, UF/IFAS scientists will collect data on water quality and seagrass in the recently created Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve, which includes waters off Citrus, Hernando and Pasco counties. These data will be available ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Florida Sea Grant, Laura Reynolds, Nature Coast Biological Station, News, Savanna Barry, Soil And Water Sciences

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