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FDACS/UF-IFAS Florida Farm to School Partnership

This page lists UF/IFAS fact sheets related to the Florida Farm to School Partnership, sponsored and managed by the Florida Department of Agriculture(FDACS).

Variety Trials

A variety trial entails growing different varieties of a crop alongside each other in order to directly compare their performance across any number of characteristics.

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