UF Plant and Soil Diagnostic Labs Essential to Florida Agriculture, Economy During COVID-19 (AG Net)

UF Plant and Soil Diagnostic Labs Essential to Florida Agriculture, Economy During COVID-19

In the time of COVID-19, plants still get sick, and the soil that nourishes them needs care. The health of plants and soil is critical to agriculture, an industry designated an essential service in response to the pandemic.

That’s why when many American universities have transitioned to online-only and their employees adapt to working from home, scientists at University of Florida/IFAS laboratories on the main Gainesville campus and elsewhere across the state are working with limited staffing and hours to test samples of soil, water, plants, and even manure sent in from across the state and beyond.

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