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From Senate Bill 712 to the Clean Waterways Act and Agricultural Best Management Practices

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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 Role of Micro- and Macro-Nutrients in Rehabilitating HLB Infected Trees

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Dr. Davie Kadyampakeni, an assistant professor studying citrus water and nutrient management at the UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center, was the speaker during the seventh session of the 2020 BMP Summit. Dr. Kadyampakeni discussed… Read More

Citrus Nutrition Recommendations for the New Normal – Citrus Greening

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Florida is the largest producer of citrus in the U.S., with a ten-billion-dollar industry consisting mostly of juice oranges. However, Florida’s citrus trees have suffered from Huanglongbing (HLB) disease since 2005. The infection rate throughout… Read More