HS-1123/HS372 Plant Part Selection and Preliminary Sufficiency Ranges for Sap Testing Interpretation of Greenhouse Herbs

HS-1123, an 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Robert C. Hochmuth, Eric H. Simonne, Lei Lani L. Davis, and Wanda L. Laughlin, describes the use of quick test in hydroponic green house herb production. Includes figures to help identify the plant parts used for analysis in basil, cilantro, dill, mint, and oregano, references, and a table of typical nutrient ranges. Published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, November 2007.  http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/HS372

FE705/FE705 Florida’s Property Tax Reform: Proposed Constitutional Changes

FE705, a 6-page fact sheet by Rodney L. Clouser, is part of the Florida’s Property Tax Reform series. It discusses the four core components of the proposed constitutional amendment that will be voted on by Florida residences on January 29, 2008: exemption of tangible personal property, doubling the homestead tax exemption, portability of Save Our Homes differential statewide, and a ten percent cap on the increase in assessments of non-homestead property. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, December 2007.  http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE705

FE702/FE702 Economic Contributions of Agricultural, Food Manufacturing, and Natural Resource Industries in Florida in 2006

FE702, a16-page illustrated report by Alan W. Hodges, Mohammad Rahmani, and W. David Mulkey, quantifies the magnitude of agricultural, food manufacturing, and natural resource industries’
contribution to the economy of Florida in 2006, updating a previous study for 2004. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, November 2007. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE702

FE704/FE704 Florida Property Tax Reform: Statutory Changes

FE706, a 9-page fact-sheet by Rodney L. Clouser and W. David Mulkey, is part of the Florida’s Property Tax Reform series. It provides a brief summary of statutory changes made during the June 2007 special legislative session, how they vary in different fiscal years, other statutory changes, and impacts statewide and for individual property owners. Includes references and tables showing reduction levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2009, and county government rollback calculations. Published by UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, December 2007. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE704

FE706/FE706 Florida’s Property Tax Reform: Implications for Your Tax Bill from Proposed Constitutional Changes

FE706, a 5-page fact-sheet by Rodney L. Clouser, is part of the Florida’s Property Tax Reform series. It provides an overview of the proposed constitutional amendment, and explains how each proposed change works, discussing scenarios for each. Includes references. Published by UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, December 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE706

ENH-1073/EP340 New Florida Foliage Plant Cultivar: ‘Diamond Bay’ Aglaonema

ENH-1073, a 4-page illustrated fact-sheet by R.J. Henny, J. Chen, T.A. Mellich, and M.S. Brennan describes this new foliage plant cultivar, its origin, description, performance and availability. Includes references. Published by UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, October 2007.  http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EP340

ENH-04/LH005 Selecting a Turfgrass for Florida Lawns

Revised! ENH-04, a 5-page fact-sheet by L.E. Trenholm, J.B. Unruh, and J.L. Cisar, provides homeowners with guidelines in question format and a table to assist in selecting the right turfgrass variety for a home lawn. Published by UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, November 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/LH005

CIR 1224 Handbook of Agricultural Laws

Revised! Circular 1224, a handbook broken into 8 parts, by Michael T. Olexa, Ian Alperstein, and Joseph Fischer, provides an accurate, current, and authoritative summary of the principal Florida laws that directly or indirectly relate to agriculture. It provides a basic overview of the many rights and responsibilities that farmers and farm land owners have under Florida laws. It includes the following publications:

  • Table of Contents
  • General Agriculture-Related Laws
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Crops and Products
  • Related Non-Crop or Product Agricultural Topics
  • Environmental and Conservation Regulations
  • Taxation and Property Rights Related to Agricultural Lands
  • Index

Published by UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, December 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FE113 

AN-082/AN082 Feeding Food Wastes to Livestock

Revised! AN-082, a 2-page fact sheet by Robert Myer and Holly Johnson, discusses the use of wasted food from the food service industry and grocery stores as animal feed, Florida and federal regulations governing its use for swine and cattle. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Animal Sciences, April 2007.

 http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/AN082

AN-171/AN183 Nursing Calf Deworming

AN-171, a 4-page fact-sheet by Jeffrey N. Carter and Matthew J. Hersom, suggests that deworming nursing calves at branding may be profitable and describes the results of a study conducted at three locations in Florida. Includes references and tables of performance results. Published by  UF Department of Animal Sciences, August 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/AN183

CIR 1513/UW255 Housing Crocodilians in Captivity: Considerations for Central America and Caribbean

Circular 1513, a 26-page illustrated circular by Matthew L. Brien, Michael S. Cherkiss, Mark W. Parry, Frank J. Mazzotti, provides information for facility planning, species selection, housing, safety, water quality and maintenance, heating and thermoregulation requirements, diet and feeding, captive breeding and rearing. Includes bibliography and references. Published by UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, February 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/UW255

IPM-202/IN755 Cultivar Selection in Tomato and Pepper Production

IPM-202, a 3-page illustrated fact-sheet by G. McAvoy, was compiled from material in “Chapter 2 – Tomato and Pepper Production” of the Grower’s IPM Guide for Florida Tomato and Pepper Production. It it provides guidelines for selecting varieties suited to a grower’s farming operation for greatest profitability. Published by UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, December 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/IN755

IPM-204/IN757 Common Pepper Cultivars for Florida Production

IPM-204, a 2-page illustrated fact-sheet by G. McAvoy, is part of the Grower’s IPM Guide for Florida Tomato and Pepper Production. It lists pepper varieties currently popular with Florida growers. Published by UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, December 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/IN757

IPM-201/IN733 Unique Challenges for Florida Growers in Tomato and Pepper Production

IPM-201, a 5-page illustrated fact-sheet by G. McAvoy, was compiled from material in “Chapter 2 – Tomato and Pepper Production” of the Grower’s IPM Guide for Florida Tomato and Pepper Production. Published by UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, December 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/IN733

FA-151/FA151 The Role of Water Temperature in Hard Clam Aquaculture

FA-151, a 9-page illustrated fact-sheet by Kerry Weber, Leslie Sturmer, Elise Hoover, and Shirley Baker, describes the affects of water temperature in hard clam production in Florida — how it is measured, how it effects their physiology, signs of temperature stress, and how to manage for water temperature. Includes a glossary and references. Published by UF Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, October 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/FA151

PP-244/PP164 Physiological Disorders of Orchids: Oedema

PP-243, a 3-page illustrated fact-sheet by R.A. Cating, A.J. Palmateer, C.M. Stiles, P.F. Harmon and D.A. Davison, describes this physiological disorder of orchids caused by over-watering– symptoms, diagnosis, and management. Published by UF Department of Plant Pathology, November 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PP164

ENH-1083/EP349 Poinsettias at a Glance

ENH-1083, a 2-page illustrated fact-sheet by Sydney Park Brown, provides basic information for growing these decorative potted Christmas season plants — interesting facts, caring for them potted or as outdoor plants, and troubleshooting. Includes references. Published by UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, December 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EP349

ENH-1062/EP315 Chapter 12 – Developing a Preventative Pruning Program: Young Trees

ENH-1062, a 11-page full-color fact-sheet by Edward F. Gilman and Amanda Bisson, is part of the Urban Forest Hurricane Recovery Program series. It describes the components of preventive structural pruning, discusses how to determine pruning objectives, details the pruning cycle, and proposes how to implement a preventative pruning plan for young trees in your community. Published by UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, September 2007.

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/EP315