Tag: Manatee County

Cooperative Fisheries Research in the Gulf of Mexico

DIVING FOR DATA, FISHING FOR FACTS: STAKEHOLDER COLLABORATIONS AND COOPERATIVE FISHERIES RESEARCH IN THE GULF OF MEXICO A.B. Collins, Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Extension, Manatee County, Palmetto, FL Situation: Cooperative research between fisheries scientists and stakeholders gaining traction… Read More

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

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