Moisture Retention and Chemical Properties of Nursery Potting Substrates

This publication provides general information about differences in moisture retention characteristics and chemical properties of most common potting substrates used by the nursery industry in south Florida. Written by Haimanote K. Bayabil, Fitsum T. Tilahun, Yuncong Li, and E. Vanessa Campoverde, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, October 2021.
Released On: 10-21-2021

Common Hazards to Consider during the Manufacturing of Poultry Feed

This publication aims to provide a list of common hazards to consider when manufacturing poultry feeds. Written by Jessica Brown, Ashley Cavallo, Lindsay Zombek, Carli Brown, Arianna Minnie, Mindi Dennis, Gabrielle Allen, and Jason M. Scheffler, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, October 2021.
Released On: 10-20-2021

Who Owns and Controls Farming Data?

This publication aims to clarify the concerns regarding data ownership and explain the responsibilities of that ownership, sharing, and benefits in a collaborative smart farming application. Written by Ziwen Yu, Albert De Vries, Yiannis Ampatzidis, and D. Daniel Sokol, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, October 2021.
Released On: 10-20-2021

Strategies for Improving Phosphorus Use Efficiency in Lettuce Grown on Histosols

The global demand for P fertilizers has been significantly increasing, resulting in higher costs and environmental concerns associated with eutrophication. Fertilizer expenses and environmental risks can be reduced through the implementation of sustainable strategies. This new 6-page publication of the UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department compiles several strategies to improve the utilization of P fertilization in lettuce grown in the Everglades Agricultural Area.
Released On: 10-19-2021

2021-2022 Quick Reference Guide to Citrus Insecticides and Miticides

A two-page quick reference guide to citrus insecticides and miticides recommended in the Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide, their effects on important citrus pests, and their natural enemies.
Released On: 10-18-2021