Tom Nordlie

Biomass could boost Florida’s economy
Consumers know that buying locally produced food stimulates the local economy, and a University of Florida researcher
Old-time vegetables offer new opportunity
Vegetables of yesteryear may offer Florida farmers a brighter tomorrow, say University of Florida experts. These crops
Florida schedules farm finance workshops
For many farm families, growing crops or raising livestock is the easy part of the job — what’s hard is handling the
Solarization helps clean plant beds
Sunshine helps flowers grow, and it can help rid soil of harmful organisms that hurt Florida’s $9 million cut flower
Florida study could boost ethanol efficiency
A newly discovered gene may be the key to producing fuel ethanol more efficiently from trees, and the University of
Perennial peanut field day scheduled June 6
Perennial peanut, a versatile and nutritious forage sometimes called “Florida’s alfalfa,” will take the spotlight
Mite helps control Florida crop pest
Chilli thrips sound more like a snack food than an agricultural menace, but these tiny insects threaten many of the
Florida develops cold-hardy bahiagrass
Southeastern cattle production may have just entered a new era, thanks to University of Florida researchers who’ve
Black plastic mulch suppresses nutsedge in Florida studies
Florida fruit and vegetable farmers who use mulch to discourage nutsedge may find a bigger payoff if they bet on black
Termites may hold ethanol key
As scientists search for alternatives to fossil fuel, producing chemical energy from wood fiber has become something of
Florida enhances Extension, research programs at Hastings
Years ago, the only place you’d find rapid growth in northeast Florida was in a potato or cabbage field. Not anymore —
Florida system may increase hay production
Florida farmers can produce more of the high-quality hay the state’s horses need, using a grass production system
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