Engaging Homeowner Associations to Reduce Nutrient Runoff in Stormwater Ponds

ENGAGING HOMEOWNER ASSOCIATIONS TO REDUCE NUTRIENT RUNOFF IN STORMWATER PONDS Atkinson, County Extension, UF; P. Monaghan, E. Ott, Agricultural Education and Communication, UF, G. Hansen, Environmental Horticulture, UF Situation: Community stormwater ponds are important for water quality because… Read More

Extending Education into Food Deserts

Extending Education into Food Deserts: Extension Goes Mobile with Vegetable Gardening Lisa Hickey, University of Florida IFAS, Manatee County Extension Urban Horticulture Agent Situation: When the Urban Horticulture Program noticed low attendance of four ethnicity groups at onsite… Read More

Facilitating a Regional Approach to Sea Level Rise Planning

FACILITATING A REGIONAL APPROACH TO SEA-LEVEL RISE PLANNING Carnahan, UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, St. Petersburg, Florida Situation: The Tampa Bay region is low-lying and densely populated and therefore vulnerable to a variety of climate change impacts, most notably… Read More

Demonstrating Water Savings in Potato Production

DEMONSTRATING WATER SAVINGS IN POTATO PRODUCTION C.Snodgrass, UF/IFAS Extension, Manatee County, Palmetto, FL and G.Liu, UF/IFAS, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Gainesville, FL. Situation: Florida grows 36,600 acres of potatoes annually. Traditionally irrigated using seepage irrigation, which can be… Read More