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Climate-Smart Agriculture

Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is agriculture that sustainably increases productivity, resilience (adaptation), reduces/removes green house gases (mitigation), and enhances achievement of national fool security and development goals.

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UF scientists plan to study whether cover crops or compost can increase the efficiency, resiliency of tomatoes, other produce

Brad BuckJuly 2nd, 2024Growers are always looking for ways to maintain or increase their yields and boost the ability of their crops to resist pests, diseases and heat brought on by climate change. That’s particularly the case when you grow crops in a high-intensity production system, which farmers use to grow tomatoes in Florida. Such systems require a […]

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