5 Results for 'University of Florida'

PR – FARM LABOR TRENDS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, USA – MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Abstract: Reliance on foreign guest workers, rising minimum wages, and corporate social responsibility are three trends emerging within the southwest Florida agricultural economy. These trends are creating higher costs and pushing employers into new management relationships with their farm workers. ...Read More

PR – FARM LABOR TRENDS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, USA – MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Abstract: Methods are available to predict nitrogen needs of winter wheat based on plant sensing, but adoption rates by producers are low. Low adoption rates are likely due to economic feasibility. The objective of this paper was to develop a ...Read More

PR – NITROGEN FERTILIZER RECOMMENDATIONS BASED ON PRECISION SENSING AND BAYESIAN UPDATING

The key concept of this paper is to emphasize the simplicity and major importance of budgeting. It shows that the essence of good budgeting is changing the original budget as times change and that times invariably do change. It indicates ...Read More

NPR – A Budget Is Like A Marriage; You Have To Work On It To Make It Work (p252-256)

Florida citrus growers are confronting arguably the most serious threat to their industry - Huanglongbin, or citrus greening. Presently, their choices are to follow the “standard” protocol which involves removing infected trees, or switching to an enhanced nutritional program, which ...Read More

PR – Defining The Economic “Tipping Point” In The Management Of Citrus Greening: Follow The Standard Protocol Or Shift To An Enhanced Foliar Nutritional Program (p159-165)

This paper emphasises the importance of budgeting for a family run firm. It concentrates on the inadequacy of the typical budget forecast that is shown to firm owners and lenders. This original budget is changed to a useful indicator of ...Read More