Florida Fertilizer Usage Statistics
Gopher tortoise on a sandy road. Figure 5 from publication FOR336/FR40: The Value of Private Non-Industrial Forestland for Wildlife Species Conservation. Credit: UF/IFAS.
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Fertilization and Nutrition

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Shaddox, Travis W., and Joseph Bryan Unruh. 2017. “Florida Fertilizer Usage Statistics: ENH1277/EP541, 4/2017”. EDIS 2017 (3). Gainesville, FL:3. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ep541-2017.


Nutrient applications are often required to meet Florida’s demand for agricultural and horticultural commodities, but often those applications occur in close proximity to water bodies. In order for scientists, policy makers, and citizens to make decisions regarding nutrient issues in Florida, it is important to first understand which markets contribute to Florida’s fertilizer consumption. This three-page fact sheet explains Florida’s fertilizer usage statistics. Written by T.W.Shaddox and published by the Environmental Horticulture Department.­http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep541

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