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Florida-Alabama Irrigation Technologies Field Day – September 5

Pivot irrigation watering fields. UF/IFAS Photo: Josh Wickham Join us on September 5, 2017 at Sam and Scott Walker’s Farm (1950 Hwy 99 Walnut Hill, FL 32568) to learn more about new technologies for soil moisture sensing.  The short field day will start at 8:00 am central. Topics will include Testing the Sentek Soil Moisture Probe on-Farm, Comparing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/26/florida-alabama-irrigation-technologies-field-day-september-5/

Genetically Modified (GM) Crops: Straight Talk on Complex, Often Controversial Technologies.

The use of genetics to create plant varieties with desirable traits is not a new agricultural procedure, however, the technologies available to scientists today are leaps and bounds beyond traditional plant breeding practices, and the use and safety of today’s genetically modified (GM) crops is not without its own set of uncertainties and debate. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/09/27/genetically-modified-gm-crops-straight-talk-on-complex-often-controversial-technologies/