Written by Dr. Michael D. Dukes, Center for Land Use Efficiency Director Since Senate Bill 712 (SB 712) was signed into law July 2020 there have been many questions about requirements and implementation. We have… Read More
Master Gardener Volunteers Give Back to UF and Florida Citizens In 2020, Florida Master Gardener Volunteers served more than 500,000 Florida residents! The Master Gardener program is driven by 3,900 active volunteers who, in 2020… Read More
The popular Urban Landscape Summit returns in virtual format every Wednesday, 1-2:30 p.m., from January 20 until March 31. You can register through Zoom for all the sessions or just topics you are interested in…. Read More
Author: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Office of Agricultural Water Policy Acronyms BMP – Best Management Practices BMAP – Basin Management Action Plan FDACS – Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services FDEP… Read More
The recently adopted Senate Bill 712 has resulted in many questions. UF/IFAS Levy County Agriculture Agent, Mark Warren, wrote the following letter to help clarify some of the details. The letter is available for agents… Read More
During the last session of the 2020 Virtual Ag BMP Summit, a panel presented BMP success stories. The panel included Gene McAvoy, UF/IFAS Extension, discussing Southwest Florida tomato production David Royal, The Nature Conservancy, discussing 4R… Read More
Dr. Charles Barrett, Regional Specialized Agent in Water Resources, discussed agent and grower perspectives on soil moisture sensors during the 2020 Virtual Ag BMP Summit.
Nitrogen plays several important roles in plant health. It provides structural, genetic, and metabolic compounds, amino acids, and enzymes. It also contributes to photosynthetic activity. Nitrogen is the most important nutrient to apply because it… Read More