Extension Soil Testing Lab Test Information Sheets

The following forms have been revised and new versions are available on EDIS:

SL279/SS492 Diagnostic Nutrient Testing for Commercial Citrus in Florida

SL-279, a 6-page fact sheet by Rao Mylavarapu, Kelley Hines and Thomas Obreza, presents the details of several types of diagnostic tests for nutrient status and management in commercial citrus groves in Florida, as well as sample submission procedures. Includes references and a copy of the sample submission form (in the pdf version). Published by the UF Soil and Water Science Department, December 2008.

SL275/SS490 Impact of Phosphorus on Water Quality

SL-275, a 4-page fact sheet by Rao Mylavarapu, highlights the role of phosphorus, interactions with the environment, and its potential impact on water quality. It is intended to serve audiences such as high school students, farmers, and the general public seeking information on the causes and mechanisms of potential phosphorus effects on water quality. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, December 2008.

SL-264/SS485 Cost Share Programs for Florida’s Agricultural Producers and Landowners

SL-264, a 4-page fact sheet by Rao Mylavarapu, Kelly Hines and Alyssa Dodd, describes several conservation programs included in the 2008 Farm Bill — the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP), Grassland Reserve Program (GRP), Wildlife Habitats Incentive Program (WHIP), and the Conservation Security Program (CRP) — which may be of high interest to farmers, ranchers, land owners, agricultural consultants, local decision-makers and extension agents. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, October 2008.