Thursday, May 31, 2012
How to Handle Storm Water Runoff (Wakulla) http://www.wakulla.com/Community/Community_Columnists/How_to_Handle_Storm_Water_Runoff_2012053013873/
UF uses taste tests, research to create sweeter tomatoes (video) http://www.ufl.edu/2012/05/30/uf-uses-taste-tests-research-tocreatesweeter-tomatoes/
Economics of heat stress; production and reproduction http://www.farmandranchguide.com/news/dairy/economics-of-heat-stress-production-and-reproduction/article_5534c796-cf38-5ea9-b185-7e1b49a35d44.html
Training, testing set for agricultural pesticide application (St. Lucie) http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2012/may/30/training-testing-set-for-agricultural-pesticide-ap/
Sign up for Cooperative Extension training, become an expert in food and nutrition (Duval) http://jacksonville.com/opinion/blog/400721/beth-cravey/2012-05-30/sign-cooperative-extension-training-become-expert-food
Unvaccinated horses vulnerable to fatal diseases (Jackson) http://www2.jcfloridan.com/news/2012/may/30/unvaccinated-horses-vulnerable-fatal-diseases-ar-3878909/
UF, other news:
Testing for new E. coli strains in beef finally to begin http://vitals.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/30/11941175-testing-for-new-e-coli-strains-in-beef-finally-to-begin?lite
Scientists Map the Tomato's Genome
New York to ban big sodas
Higher ed task force seeks ways to stabilize university funding http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state/higher-ed-task-force-seeks-ways-to-stabilize-2383183.html
On Campus, New Deals With Banks
Martin County restricts fertilizer use on lawns during rainy season http://www.palmbeachpost.com/weather-news/martin-county-restricts-fertilizer-use-on-lawns-during-2383511.html
Astronomy department to offer telescopes to view Venus transit event http://news.ufl.edu/2012/05/30/venus-transit-event/
UF track team members launch urban-style clothing line http://www.alligator.org/news/campus/article_f444e636-aae4-11e1-aea7-001a4bcf887a.html
I-75 southbound rerouted to U.S. 441 at CR 318 in Marion County http://www.gainesville.com/article/20120531/ARTICLES/120539930/1139?Title=I-75-southbound-rerouted-to-U-S-441-at-CR-318-in-Marion-County
The May 2012 ASHS Newsletter is now available for viewing and download as a .pdf file.
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In This Issue:
- Workshop Line-up for 2012 ASHS Annual Conference
- A Call for Volunteers
- Help Your Society by Communicating Your Impacts
- Welcome New Members
- ASHS Celebrates Horticultural Science at USA Science and Engineering Festival
- Professional Tours 2012
- Degrees Awarded
- Members in the News
- The Top Ten Lists for ASHS Journal Articles Read in April 2012
- International Opportunities for Horticulturists
- Horticultural Science Calendar
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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