In this Issue:
  • SesameFARM – A New Irrigation Scheduling Model for Sesame Production
  • Enhancing Sustainability Options for Farmers
  • Sesame Production: A New Crop for Florida
  • Sesame

    SesameFARM – A New Irrigation Scheduling Model for Sesame Production

    Romain Gloaguen and Diane Rowland, UF/IFAS Agronomy Department

    Sesame research has been carried out at the University of Florida (UF/IFAS) for more than 5 years now.  Scientist there know more about the crop and its behavior in the Southeastern US than ever before. Research results from multiple aspects of sesame …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/09/23/sesamefarm-a-new-irrigation-scheduling-model-for-sesame-production/

    Enhancing Sustainability Options for Farmers

    Enhancing Sustainability Options for Farmers

    Article by Margaret Lawrence, News Unit Manager, Alabama Cooperative Extension

    Weather is one of farming’s greatest challenges. But Dr. Brenda Ortiz, a corn and grain crops specialist with Alabama Extension, says farmers’ abilities to manage production risks …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2015/05/15/enhancing-sustainability-options-for-farmers/

    Sesame Production: A New Crop for Florida

    For the past four years, Dr. Diane Rowland, a Crop Physiologist with the UF Agronomy Department, and Elena Toro, Agriculture Extension Agent in Suwannee County have been researching and working with growers on sesame production in Florida. In the U.S., sesame has traditionally been grown in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas. It is marketed exclusively …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2014/10/10/sesame-production-a-new-crop-for-florida/