Project Activities

Project Timeline

Season: Activity: Location:
Fall 2019:
Sept – Dec
Yukina savoy planted (year 1) Siembra Farm
UF Field and Fork Farm
Frog Song Organics Farm
Spring 2020:
Jan – Apr
Yukina savoy flowers tagged:
  • fruit phenology study
  • seed development study
  • seed desiccation study
Siembra Farm
UF Field and Fork Farm
Frog Song Organics Farm
Yukina savoy seeds harvested:
  • seed drying experiment
  • seed storage experiment
Siembra Farm
UF Field and Fork Farm
Frog Song Organics Farm
Milkweed planted (year 1) Florida Wildflower Cooperative Farm
Bellevue butternut planted (year 1) Siembra Farm
UF Field and Fork Farm
Cowpea planted (year 1) Siembra Farm
The Family Garden
UF Field and Fork Farm
Summer 2020:
May – Aug
Bellevue butternut flowers tagged:
  • fruit phenology study
  • seed development study
  • seed desiccation study
Siembra Farm
UF Field and Fork Farm
Bellevue butternut seeds harvested:
  • seed drying experiment
  • seed storage experiment
Siembra Farm
UF Field and Fork Farm
Milkweed flowers tagged:
  • fruit phenology study
  • seed development study
  • seed desiccation study
Florida Wildflower Cooperative Farm
Milkweed seeds harvested:
  • seed drying experiment
  • seed storage experiment
Florida Wildflower Cooperative Farm
Cowpea flowers tagged:
  • fruit phenology study
  • seed development study
  • seed desiccation study
Siembra Farm
The Family Garden
UF Field and Fork Farm
Fall 2020:
Sept – Dec
Cowpea seeds harvested:
  • seed drying experiment
  • seed storage experiment
Siembra Farm
The Family Garden
UF Field and Fork Farm
Yukina savoy seed experiments (6 months post-harvest):
  • storage assay
  • growth experiment
  • field establishment study
UF Seed Biology Lab
Spring 2021:
Jan – Apr
Producer Expert Panel Meeting (1) Virtual
Yukina savoy planted (year 2) Siembra Farm
The Family Garden
UF Field and Fork Farm

This work is supported by Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) project no. LS19-315 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

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