FE836, a 15-page fact sheet by Carlene Thissen and Fritz Roka, is a compilation of the non-governmental organizations that serve farmworkers in Florida. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, July 2010.
Revised! SL319, a 13-page illustrated fact sheet by G.J. Hochmuth and E.A. Hanlon, focuses on vegetable fertilization in various regions of Florida, and provides information about the principles and methods needed to construct a well-planned fertilization program that is consistent with BMPs. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, March 2010.
SC088, a 14-page report by Fritz M. Roka, Leslie E. Baucum, and José Alvarez, estimates an enterprise budget that reflects annual costs and returns for a 5,000-acre farm that grows sugarcane on organic soil, commonly referred to as “muck.” Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, March 2010.
SL-295, a 6-page report by K.T. Morgan, J.M. McCray, R.W. Rice, R.A. Gilbert and L.E. Baucum, reports the findings of a task force of Florida agronomists and soil scientists, agents and local grower representatives. It includes a review of the current fertilizer recommendations for sugarcane, a review of recent sugarcane fertilizer research, and an assessment of the gaps and recommended research priorities. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, July 2009.
SL288, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Alan L. Wright and K.R. Reddy, describes the relationship between global warming and increases in greenhouse gas emissions, the role of Everglades wetlands in the global carbon cycle and their contribution to greenhouse gas production, and how hydrologic conditions and eutrophication in the Everglades influence the rates and types of greenhouse gases emitted. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, May 2009.
SL287, a 5-page fact sheet by Alan L. Wright, Edward A. Hanlon, David Sui, and Ronald Rice, identifies strategies that could be used to address the problem of the increasing pH in muck soils. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, May 2009.
Revised! SL-237, a 15-page fact sheet by E.A. Hanlon, Rao Mylavarapu, C.L. Mackowiak, and M.L. Silveira, records changes in UF/IFAS’ bahiagrass fertilization and liming recommendations from 1990 through 2008, and summarizes efforts of the various work groups and committees. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, August 2008.
FE751, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Fritz Roka, provides instructions in the use of a Web-based tool to help growers and harvesting contractors organize relevant harvest cost information and then calculate and compare net harvest costs among all available harvesting options. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, September 2008.