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Biology and Management of Common Purslane in Fruiting Vegetables, Cucurbits, and Strawberries

A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet. in support of UF/IFAS Extension program: Plant Systems
Released On: 11-14-2021

Financial Impacts of Late-Gestation Heat Stress on Cow and Offspring Lifetime Performance

This publication describes the financial implications of ignoring heat stress in dry cows to assist dairy producers in decisions about installation of heat abatement measures and cooling cows in that stage of the production cycle. Written by L. T. Casarotto, J. Laporta, and G. E. Dahl, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, November 2021.
Released On: 11-11-2021

Reproductive Tract Score: A Tool for Evaluating Beef Heifer Reproductive Potential

This publication explains the RTS methodology and suggests how it can be implemented in a cow-calf operation. Written by Mario Binelli, Thiago Martins, Cecilia C. Rocha, Felipe A. C. C. Silva, João Bittar, Philipe Moriel, Angela M. Gonella-Diaza, Lauren Butler, and Cindy Sanders, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, October 2021.
Released On: 11-11-2021

Choose MyPlate: Reduce Your Sodium

This publication provides facts about sodium and the importance of reducing sodium intake. It also provides easy tips to reduce your sodium intake. Written by Ashley Hamm, Shari Bresin, D’Alicia Straughter, Karla P. Shelnutt, and Gail P. A. Kauwell, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, revised November 2021.
Released On: 11-11-2021

Generations at a Glance

Generational differences are a topic that has been discussed for decades, and interest in it is increasing in the 2020s as people are finding jobs younger and retiring older than ever before in American history. Five generations, from Traditionalists through Generation Z, are engaged in the workforce as consumers, employers, and managers. This new 4-page publication, written by Megan S. Cantrell, provides an overview of the influences and notable qualities of these generations.
Released On: 11-09-2021

Procedimientos de Ordeño

This brochure shows steps to improve milk quality and efficiency when milking cows. Written by Izabella Toledo, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, October 2021.
Released On: 11-08-2021

Programa de Manejo del Ordeño: Procedimientos de Ordeño Adecuados para Optimizar la Eficiencia del Ordeño y la Calidad de la Leche

Esta publicación esta destinada al personal de trabajo encargado de las labores diarias de la producción en establecimientos de producción de leche. Written by Izabella Toledo, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, October 2021.
Released On: 11-08-2021

Understanding Volunteer Management in 4-H

This is the first in a series of publications to address volunteer management. A 4-H agent must fulfill a number of functions to successfully involve volunteers in a county program. This 5-page article provides an overview of these functions, including a historical perspective of volunteer involvement in UF/IFAS Extension, the role of the 4-H agent as an administrator and trainer of volunteers, risk management, and a process for managing volunteers. Major revision by A. Toelle and L. Wiggins.
Released On: 11-08-2021

Osmanthus americanus: Devilwood

A UF/IFAS numbered Organism ID.
Released On: 11-08-2021

Nutrition at Early Stages of Life Determines the Future Growth and Reproductive Performance of Dairy Calves

This fact sheet summarizes some of the research conducted in calf nutrition and nutrition’s impact on the growth and reproductive performance of dairy calves. Written by Philipe Moriel and Fernanda Batistel, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, revised November 2021.
Released On: 11-08-2021

Cluster Analysis for Extension and Other Behavior Change Practitioners: Introduction

Helping people adopt behaviors to improve social, economic, and environmental conditions is central to Extension’s mission. This new publication describes cluster analysis, a quantitative technique that can be used to identify audience subgroups so that tailored education and communications can be designed, and conveys its value in supporting behavior change to help readers understand how this technique is applied and encourage others to consider using it. Written by Laura A. Warner; 5 pp.
Released On: 11-08-2021

Caladium Cultivars ‘Pink Panther’ and ‘Crimson Skye’

Caladium is an ornamental aroid valued for its variably shaped bright foliage. Two new lance-leaved cultivars, ‘Pink Panther’ and ‘Crimson Skye’, were released in 2020 by the UF/IFAS caladium breeding program to meet the need for more lance-leaved cultivars. This new 9-page article is prepared for growers who are interested in growing caladium as a horticultural crop and for greenhouse or nursery growers who are interested in producing potted caladium plants.
Released On: 11-07-2021

How Do I Legally Sell Meat from Alligators, Wild Game, or My Farmed Game or Birds in Florida 2021?

A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet. in support of UF/IFAS Extension program: Animal Systems
Released On: 11-07-2021

Engaging Volunteers through ISOTURES: Selecting for Volunteer Involvement

This is the Selection portion of the ISOTURE volunteer management model, part of the Engaging Volunteers through ISOTURES series. This 3-page publication discusses in detail the selection process for volunteers in Florida 4-H. Major revision by Andrew Toelle, Sophia Cooney, and Lori Wiggins.
Released On: 11-04-2021

Managing Wireworms in Florida Sweet Potatoes

This publication describes current methods for managing wireworms in sweet potato. Wireworms, the larvae of click beetles, are the most damaging insect pests of those that infest the foliage and roots. Soil tillage and crop rotation can suppress populations of these root pests but adequate management requires diligent surveillance and the use of insecticides. Describes new research on managing wireworms with alternative insecticide active ingredients and entomopathogenic nematodes.
Released On: 11-04-2021

Weed Management in Sugarcane

This article describes techniques that can be used by growers to make management decisions to help control weeds in sugarcane. Written by D. C. Odero and J. A. Dusky, and published by the UF/IFAS Agronomy Department, revised July 2021.
Released On: 11-04-2021

Weedy Hosts of the Diaprepes Root Weevil in Florida Sugarcane

This publication provides an overview of Diaprepes root weevil and the role of weeds in providing harborage for the insect. Written by D. Calvin Odero and Ron Cherry, and published by the UF/IFAS Agronomy Department, July 2021.
Released On: 11-04-2021

Incorporating Brahman Genetics in the Cow Herd to Alleviate Heat Stress

Incorporating Brahman genetics into the cow herd alleviates heat stress. This publication discusses Brahman adaptation, challenges and benefits, and recommended Brahman incorporation. Written by Kaitlyn Sarlo Davila, Heather Hamblen, Serdal Dikmen, Peter Hansen, Todd Thrift, and Raluca Mateescu, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences, October 2021.
Released On: 11-03-2021

Example Ordinance for Compost Amending Soil in Urban Landscaping

This publication describes an example ordinance that can be used by local governments as a starting point for developing a compost amendment ordinance tailored to their local situation and conditions. Written by Jovana Radovanovic, James D. McGuire, Jana Caracciolo, Tom Ankersen, and Eban Z. Bean, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, October 2021.
Released On: 11-03-2021

Regulaciones y Guías para la Quimigación

El propósito de este documento es proveer una breve reseña de regulaciones y alguna ayuda para la aplicación a flujos aprobados. Written by Haimanote K. Bayabil, Kati W. Migliaccio, Jonathan H. Crane, Teresa Olczyk, Qingren Wang, Laura Vásquez, and Carlos Balerdi, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, November 2021.
Released On: 11-02-2021

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