Tag Archive: Sustainable

Low-Input Sustainable Pecan Trial in North Florida

Traditionally, the southeastern United States, and particularly Georgia, was the major pecan producing region in the world. Within the last 20 years, the arid western states (mainly Arizona, Texas and New Mexico) have often produced about 50 percent of the pecans in the United States. The increased production of pecans in the arid west is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/12/14/low-input-sustainable-pecan-trial-in-north-florida/

Sustainable Vegetable Production Options for Small Operations

The local food movement’s growth has fueled interested in urban farms. For small operations in the extreme west part of panhandle Florida, one production method rising in popularity is raised bed hydroponics. It is simply what the title implies: a raised bed lined with plastic and operated as a hydroponic growing system. The West Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://santarosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/06/23/sustainable-vegetable-production-options-for-small-operations/