I need to get up to speed on the agronomics of these systems....
fertility, productivity, pests and disease, common rotations, economics,
I'm also interested in what kinds of organic systems have been successful
in FL, as well as any low-input or IPM approaches that reduce or eliminate
So....all you FL netters! What's going on with this in your part of the
world? I specifically would like some help with good, general references
to managing commercial systems, references to common practices used by
commercial growers, contacts from research/extension folks working on this
I'd also like to hear about field experience with MeBr alternatives in
Please email directly. If there's interest, I'll post a summary of
responses in a few weeks.
Laura Lengnick, Soil Scientist - ARS Beltsville, MD