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Research examines how cover crops help soil health on Florida farms

February 4, 2021

Florida’s sandy soils can be a challenge for agricultural producers. Ensuring the soil retains the right amount of moisture and nutrients is a constant concern. Newly published UF/IFAS research examines how cover crops help soil health on ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Best Management Practices, Cover Crops, Jehangir Bhadha, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Sustainable Agriculture
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New NIFA-funded research to examine cover crops in organic vegetable production systems

September 16, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture just announced funding for a project comprising an interdisciplinary team from the University of Florida. The three-year project, “Quantifying the nitrogen cycling ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Citra, Cover Crops, Entomology And Nematology, Gabriel Maltais-Landry, Grant Project, Horticultural Sciences Department, Nematology, Nifa, Organic, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Research, Sarah Strauss, Soil And Water Sciences, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, USDA Organic, USDA-NIFA, USDA-NIFA Organic Agriculture Research And Extension Initiative, Xin Zhao, Zane Grabau

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