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RECENT & REVISED PUBLICATIONS

Pasture’s Role in Climate Change Mitigation

Critical Issue: Natural Resources and Environment

This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS Department of Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences provides information about the role of native and cultivated pastures in climate change mitigation and the opportunities and challenges for improving carbon sequestration in agroecosystems. Climate change mitigation in the context of this publication refers to actions that reduce the rate of climate change. This information should be of interest to stakeholders, students, scientists, and environmental agencies interested in enhancing ecosystems services provided by grazing lands. Written by Maria Silveira, Rosvel Bracho, Curtis Dell, and Abmael Cardoso.
Released On: 09-25-2022

Seed Piece Spacing Recommendations for Table-Stock Potato Cultivars in Florida

Critical Issue: Agricultural and Food Systems

This new 6-page publication of the UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department focuses on the adjustment of potato seed piece spacing of table-stock cultivars for Florida production. The aim is to provide management strategies that minimize potato seed costs, increase yield, and reach the marked demand for specific tuber size distribution, all of which are important factors for the table-stock potato industry. Written by Mario H. M. L. Andrade, Luis G. Pesantes, Christian T. Christensen, Lakesh Sharma and Lincoln Zotarelli.
Released On: 09-25-2022

Biology and Management of Horseweed (Conyza canadensis) in Citrus Groves

Critical Issue: Agricultural and Food Systems

Horseweed has gained importance in recent years due to reports of the development of herbicide resistance to several modes of action, including glyphosate and paraquat. This new 5-page publication of the UF/IFAS Horticultural Sciences Department presents information about the lifecycle, identification, and management of horseweed in citrus groves. This publication is mainly intended for Florida citrus growers but will also be helpful for Extension agents, crop consultants, and others interested in citrus production. Written by Nirmal Timilsina, Sharpton Toussaint, Camille McAvoy and Ramdas Kanissery.
Released On: 09-25-2022

Fall Prevention: How to Handle a Fall

Critical Issue: Nutrition, Health and Food Safety

After a fall, panic is often the first reaction. It is important to stay calm and remain still so you can think clearly and take the appropriate steps to get help if needed. A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet for General Public audience(s).
Released On: 09-21-2022

Social Networks and Obesity

Critical Issue: Nutrition, Health and Food Safety

Social networks play a very important part in successful weight management. This publication discusses social networks and ways these connections may support or hinder weight management. Written by Kellie Cooper, Megan A. McVay, and LaToya J. O’Neal, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, September 2022.
Released On: 09-21-2022

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