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Manual de los Reglamentos del Agua en Florida: Distritos de Conservación de Suelos y Aguas

A coiled water hose awaits use in UF's Fifield Garden. Horticulture, irrigation, water, maintenance, spigot, lawn care. UF/IFAS Photo: Tyler Jones

Los capítulos anteriores de este Manual de los Reglamentos del Agua en Florida discuten las agencias estatales involucradas en la gestión de los recursos hídricos, como el Departamento de Protección Ambiental de Florida (FE593), los Distritos de Administración de Agua de Florida (FE594), la Comisión de Conservación de Pesca y Vida Silvestre de Florida (FE595), el Departamento de Florida de Agricultura y Servicios al Consumidor (FE596) y el Departamento de Salud de la Florida (FE597). Para cuestiones de recursos hídricos en áreas agrícolas, la discusión de las agencias que trabajan en el manejo de los recursos hídricos sería incompleta sin los Distritos de Conservación de Suelos y Agua de la Florida. Written by Tatiana Borisova, Michael T. Olexa, y Jarrett Davis and published by the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fe1048

Manual de los Reglamentos del Agua en Florida: Ley del Agua de 2016

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La Ley del Agua de la Florida de 2016 es una política de agua integral que aborda los problemas críticos de abastecimiento de agua y calidad de la Florida. Entró en vigor el 1 de julio de 2016. La Ley del Agua de la Florida de 2016 creó la Ley de Protección de Acuíferos y Manantiales de Florida, codificó la Iniciativa de la Florida Central y revisó la Ley de los Everglades y Estuarios del Norte. Written by Michael Olexa, Tatiana Borisova, and Jarrett Davis and published by the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fe1046

Manual de los Reglamentos del Agua de Florida: Ley de Protección de Acuíferos y Manantiales

An alligator in water with fallen leaves surrounding it.  Photo taken 12-19-17.

La Ley del Agua de Florida de 2016, una política integral de agua que aborda los problemas críticos del suministro y la calidad de agua en la Florida, entró en vigor el 1 de julio de 2016. Creó la Ley de Protección de Acuíferos y Manantiales de Florida, que protege los manantiales alimentados por el acuífero floridano. Written by Michael Olexa, Tatiana Borisova, and Jarrett Davis and published by the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fe1047

Florida 4-H Dairy Record Book

This 36-page document is an animal sciences publication suggested for 4-H members age 8 and up. This record book is a tool to guide youth in keeping an accurate record of their expenses and other important records pertaining to dairy cattle or dairy goats. Written by Karen Hamilton, Chris Decubellis, Chris Holcomb, and Sarah Hensley and published by the UF/IFAS 4-H Youth Development Department, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/4h054

Leadership Skills Series #4: Working in Teams & Creating a Culture of Excellence

This 4-page document is the fourth publication in the Leadership Skills Series and provides Extension professionals with recommendations on how to utilize short leadership videos within the topics of working in teams and creating a culture of excellence. Written by Jera Niewoehner-Green, Matthew Sowcik, and Jennifer Wert and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc321

 

Strategies for Engaging and Communicating with Elected Officials

This 5-page document is one in the series Communicating with Elected Officials. It details a strategy for those seeking to engage with elected officials. Written by Ricky W. Telg and Shelli D. Rampold and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc324

Communicating to the Ages: Influence of Age on Florida Residents? Informational Processing Behaviors

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This 5-page document explores the results of a study in which Florida residents processed video messages about fertilizer best practices, with a focus on how their information-processing behaviors differed by age. Written by Amanda D. Ali, Laura A. Sanagorski Warner, Ashley N. McCleod, Shelli Rampold, and Alexa J. Lamm and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc323

Key Plant, Key Pests: Azalea (Rhododendron spp.)

This 8-page document is one in the Key Plant, Key Pests series. It helps identify the most common pests found on azalea. Written by Juanita Popenoe, Caroline R. Warwick, Jacqueline Bourdon, and David J. Norman and published by the UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep567

Key Plant, Key Pests: Pine Species (Pinus sp.)

This 6-page document is one in the Key Plant, Key Pests series. It helps identify the most common pests found on pine species. Written by Juanita Popenoe, Jacqueline Bourdon, Caroline R. Warwick, and Chris Marble and published by the UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep565

Florida?s Geologic History

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Hundreds of millions of years of geologic processes lead to the formation of Florida. This 7-page fact sheet written by Kyle W. Bostick, Shelly A. Johnson, and Martin B. Main and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation describes the 3 primary processes that created Florida as we know it today: plate tectonics, carbonate production, and siliciclastic invasion, as well as major processes like sea-level change that continue to reform the morphology of the Florida Platform today.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/uw208

Developing and Managing a Community Outreach and Dissemination (COD) Core for a Multi-Institution Grant Project

This 3-page document is one in the Healthy Gulf, Healthy Communities series, which focuses on research studying the physiological, psychological, and sociological effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in order to help communities recover and prepare for future potential disasters. Written by Angela B. Lindsay, Nadia Bahadori, and Samantha Goldenberg and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc320

Engaging and Empowering Community Resource Organizations (CROs) Before, During, and After Disasters

This 3-page document is one in the Healthy Gulf, Healthy Communities series, which focuses on research studying the physiological, psychological, and sociological effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in order to help communities recover and prepare for future potential disasters. Written by Angela B. Lindsey and Samantha Goldenberg and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/wc319

Florida Honey Bee Plants


Climate, plant communities, and timing of floral resources differ significantly between north, central, and south Florida. While many plants are acceptable pollen producers for honey bees, fewer yield enough nectar to produce a surplus honey crop. The tables in this 12-page fact sheet written by Mary Christine Bammer, William H Kern, and Jamie D. Ellis and published by the UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology Department list the nectar-bearing plants that are present to some degree in each region and the bloom times for each plant.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in1223

Los recursos hidricos de Florida

Tatiana Borisova y Tara Wade, Departamento de Economia de Alimentos y Recursos, UF/IFAS. This is the Spanish translation of “Florida’s Water Resources,” available in English here.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fe1044

Farm Business Start-Up Checklist for Northeast Florida

This 12-page fact sheet written by Kevin Athearn and Jennifer Johns and published by the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department lists steps for starting a farm business in Northeast Florida, along with resources and contact information to assist a new farmer with completing each step.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fe1042

Blueberry Frost Protection Practices in Florida and Georgia

Private blueberry farm in Alachua County, frozen, frost, crops. UF/IFAS Photo: Thomas Wright.

Written by Tatiana Borisova, Elizabeth Conlan, Erick Smith, Mercy Olmstead, and Jeffrey Williamson and published by the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department, this publication was developed to assist professionals attempting to establish a benchmark for when to use frost protection in blueberry production. This benchmark can assist in developing outreach strategies to educate producers about frost protection strategies, and it can also help measure changes in their frost protection behavior over time.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fe1045

An Overview of Florida Water Policy Framework and Institutions

Written by Jarrett Davis, Tatiana Borisova, and Michael T. Olexa and published by the UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department, this publication provides a background on the history of laws and regulations governing water use in Florida and an overview of those laws.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fe1043

Lactose Intolerance: What Consumers Need to Know

Lactose intolerance can be an uncomfortable, inconvenient condition with a variety of causes and treatments. This 3-page document will provide guidance for consumers so that they may find the right information to help them manage this condition. Written by Matt Krug and Amy Simonne and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, November 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fs316

Algal Stem Blotch in Southern Highbush Blueberry in Florida

Algal stem blotch has become a significant disease on southern highbush blueberries (SHB) in Florida. This 3-page document aims to guide Florida blueberry growers through the identification and management of this disease. Written by Douglas Phillips, Norma Flor, and Phillip Harmon and published by the UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department, November 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pp344

Bacterial Crown Gall of Roses Caused by Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Crown gall is a bacterial disease that causes large, tumor-like swellings (galls) that often occur at the crown of the plant. This 3-page document describes the symptoms and management of this disease on roses. Written by Kamil Duman, Susannah da Silva, Fanny Iriarte, Barron Riddle, Gary Knox, Matthew Orwat, Shawn Steed, E. Vanessa Compoverde, Jeffrey Jones, and Mathews Paret and published by the UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department, November 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pp343

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