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  • Hemp Production Research Discussed
    By Ernie Neff Brian Pearson, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences assistant professor, discusses diverse research into production practices for the future growth of industrial hemp in Florida. He addresses fertilization, irrigation, pests and the light needs of the plant. Pearson works at the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center in Apopka. […]
  • UF Open House Invites Community to Engage with Science
    (UF/IFAS) — The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is committed to discovering science-based solutions that make tangible positive impacts on the lives of people worldwide. On December 4, the south Florida community has an opportunity to engage in innovative, high tech  research  at the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center  (TREC) […]
  • Disaster Areas Declared in Georgia Due to Drought
    Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border States Also Available (USDA/FSA) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 13 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Barrow, Clarke, Dade, Greene, Hancock, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Taliaferro, Walker, Walton and Warren who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]
  • Facts of the Flow: Lake Okeechobee, 2019 Year-to-Date
    (SFWMD) — Here is the latest update on inflows into Lake Okeechobee for the calendar year to date. This data is provided by South Florida Water Management District’s DBHYDRO database. There has been no back-pumping into Lake Okeechobee from the Everglades Agricultural Area this year. Source: South Florida Water Management District The post Facts of […]