Category: Natural Resources

Sediment and Erosion Control

As described in the Equine Best Management Practices manual, sediment and erosion control measures are permanent or temporary practices to prevent sediment loss from fields, slow water flow, and/or trap and collect debris and sediments in runoff water…. Read More

Unprofitable Plantings: The Affects of Citrus Greening

  Economists are concerned about the financial health of low-density citrus growers in Florida, due to citrus greening. One of their main concerns is that the average grower is not making a profit, and that small growers are… Read More

Disaster Strikes – Opportunity Knocks: American Farms in Collier County

As it barreled up the Atlantic towards the state of Florida, meteorologists and news anchors warned of potentially devastating winds, floods and rains. Floridians watched with trepidation as the National Hurricane Center updates aired on local news stations…. Read More