Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: Students of Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Sciences (SASES)

Title: SASES Tour 4: Florida Fresh 2- Citrus and Cattle

Organizer: Rachel Leege
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Format: Oral None (Admin Only)
Keywords: Citrus

Session Description: This tour will showcase the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Range Cattle and Citrus Research and Education centers. These will offer a sampling of the work being done with agronomy and soils in central Florida and include field- and lab-based research programs in citrus production – including citrus greening disease, and forage and range cattle production. Alternative crops will also be discussed along with water, soil, nutrient, and pest management for crop production in south central Florida. The tour will also include at least one stop at a traditional Florida tourist attraction.