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Taking the guesswork out of watering the lawn (Part 2)

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December 13, 2017

(This is the second part of a series about how to take the guesswork out of watering the lawn. For part 1, click here.) Measuring the moisture where it counts…at the roots.   Just over a decade ago, a UF/IFAS blogpost was published ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Irrigation, Saving Water, Smart Irrigation, Smart Water Application Technoligy, Soil Moisture Sensor, Sprinklers, SWAT, Turf, Water Conservation
Soil and Water Erosion

Sediment and Erosion Control

December 11, 2017

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Best Management Practices, BMP, Control, Debris, Equine, Erosion, Farm, Farm Management, Livestock, Overgrazing, Prevention, Runoff Water, Sediment

UF researchers to use $10 million grant to determine red snapper population

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November 27, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Two University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will be part of a $10 million project to estimate the number of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: IFAS, News, Red Snapper, School Of Forest Resources And Conservation

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