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Spring Farm Tour 2022


March 17, 2022

The Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District Spring Farm Tour brought over eighty participants in two charter buses to several agricultural operations in the Manatee County. Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District board ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Farm Tour, Soil And Water Conservation District

2021 Manasota Regional Envirothon


February 9, 2021

The annual Manasota Regional Envirothon looked a bit different this year. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held virtually to provide a safe environment for the students to compete. Although we missed seeing the students face ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Covid-19, Environment, Envirothon, Livestock, Manatee County, Sarasota County, Soil And Water Conservation District, Soils, UF IFAS Extension, Water Conservation
Agriculture equipment operators work in a field. [CREDIT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture]

Aid available for farmers, ranchers to conserve natural resources


October 8, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a Nov. 20 deadline to apply for the Environmental Quality Icentives Program (EQIP), a federal effort to encourage environmentally friendly agricultural practices. Information was disseminated ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources
Tags: Ag, Conservation, Environment, Eqip, NRCS, Pgm_SWCD, Programs, Soil And Water Conservation District, SWCD, USDA

Lake Manatee Watershed is Focus of Spring Farm Tour


March 22, 2019

  The Manatee River Soil and Water Conservation District Spring Farm Tour brought participants in two charter buses to several agricultural operations in the Lake Manatee watershed. Our first stop was the Manatee County Water Treatment ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Farm Tour, Soil And Water Conservation District

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