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RECENT & REVISED PUBLICATIONS

Safe Salinity Levels for Irrigation of Two Ornamental Crops: Hibiscus and Mandevilla

Critical Issue: Water Quality and Conservation

This publication introduces the findings from a recent study conducted to find safer levels of water salinity in the irrigation of two economically important foliage crops: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis and Mandevilla splendens. Written by Young Gu Her and E. Vanessa Vassilaros, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, June 2022.
Released On: 06-21-2022

Florida’s Agricultural Carbon Economy as Climate Action: The Potential Role of Farmers and Ranchers

Critical Issue: Other

This article introduces concepts related to carbon sequestration, credits, and markets to help Extension agents, farmers, and concerned residents to better understand how agriculture can help to mitigate climate change, and thus become a part of Florida’s carbon economy. Written by Young Gu Her, Tara Wade, Sawssan Boufous, Jehangir Bhadha, and Michael Andreu, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, May 2022.
Released On: 05-31-2022

Saltwater Intrusion and Flooding: Risks to South Florida’s Agriculture and Potential Management Practices

Critical Issue: Water Quality and Conservation

This article highlights the impacts of saltwater intrusion and flooding on the health of agricultural soils. It also discusses management practices to reduce the negative impacts of soil salinity due to saltwater intrusion and/or flooding. Written by Haimanote K. Bayabil, Yuncong Li, Jonathan H. Crane, Bruce Schaffer, Ashley R. Smyth, Shouan Zhang, Edward A. Evans, and Trent Blare, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, May 2022.
Released On: 05-31-2022

Artificial Intelligence (AI) For Crop Yield Forecasting

Critical Issue: Agricultural and Food Systems

This publication aims to introduce readers to recent crop yield forecasting approaches based on artificial intelligence (AI) and to provide examples of how AI can potentially improve yield forecasting at the field and regional levels. Written by Clyde Fraisse, Yiannis Ampatzidis, Sandra Guzmán, Wonsuk Lee, Christopher Martinez, Sanjay Shukla, Aditya Singh, and Ziwen Yu, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, April 2022.
Released On: 04-26-2022

Fixed Ladder Safety: Summarizing OSHA Requirements

Critical Issue: Agricultural and Food Systems

This publication summarizes the parts of the OSHA Standard 1910.23 and 1910.28 that apply to fixed ladders. Written by Serap Gorucu, Charles Brown, and Carol Lehtola, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, April 2022.
Released On: 04-07-2022