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Friday Feature: Large Scale Lettuce Production on Muck Soil near Belle Glade

This week’s featured video was produced by Erin Freel to promote TKM Bengard Farms, Belle Glade.  This video highlights the four generations of the Basor family that produces 15 different types of lettuce and other produce in the rich, fertile muck soils just north of the Everglades.  This video highlights large scale vegetable production with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/05/friday-feature-large-scale-lettuce-production-on-muck-soil-near-belle-glade/

UF Sugar Belle Citrus Variety more Tolerant to Greening

Sugar Belle Mandarin: hybrid of Sweet Clementine and Minneola varieties. UF/IFAS File Photo. Brad Buck, UF/IFAS News While citrus greening disease has blemished the Florida industry, University of Florida scientists have developed a mandarin hybrid that seems to be winning the battle. Now, researchers are learning what makes this fruit a fighter. UF/IFAS researchers have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/09/uf-sugar-belle-citrus-variety-more-tolerant-to-greening/