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Pest-Plagued Florida Scientists Design 3-D Printed Insect Traps | Modern Farmer (Blog)

Pest-Plagued Florida Scientists Design 3-D Printed Insect Traps | Modern Farmer (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Farmers in the Sunshine State have seen their share of devastating pests. There’s the invasive Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), a vector for bacteria that cause the infamous citrus greening disease, which is tearing through the state’s orange groves, costing Florida an estimated $4.5 billion in lost economic output and more than 8,000 jobs during just a five-year period.



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Dirt-Free Farming: Will Hydroponics (Finally) Take Off? | Modern Farmer (Blog)

Dirt-Free Farming: Will Hydroponics (Finally) Take Off? | Modern Farmer (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The hydroponic revolution has been poised to change farming for over 70 years. When will it actually happen?
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