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Florida NRCS Announces Conservation Stewardship Program Signup


November 2, 2021

GAINESVILLE, Florida, November 2, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications from agricultural producers and forest landowners from Florida for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). Agricultural producers ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Forests, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Turf, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Cost Share, CSP, NRCS
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Farm City Week 2021 Celebrate Partnerships Between Farmers and Their Community


October 27, 2021

Farm City Week celebrates a week and a half prior to Thanksgiving: Nov. 8-20, 2021. The 2021 theme is “Agriculture: Pathways to Preservation. This week's celebration recognizes the beneficial partnerships between rural and urban communities ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management
Tags: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm City Week, Farm Tour, Manatee County

Raining Fall Color


October 27, 2021

Raining Fall Color It is fall in southwest Florida. Pumpkins have arrived on doorsteps and jackets are emerging from the depths of closets to meet the chill of early morning. Marking the turn of the seasons in Florida takes careful observation. ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes
Tags: Colorful, Environment, Fall Gardening, Florida Friendly Landscape, Gardening, IFAS, Landscape, Manatee County, Manatee County Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildflowers
Goliath grouper

One Fish, two fish, twelve years of huge fish: Florida Sea Grant’s Great Goliath Grouper Count


October 4, 2021

Every June, dozens of divers across the state embark on a search for one of Florida's most quintessential and charismatic reef fish. Since 2010, these citizen scientists have been providing data regarding Goliath grouper presence and size ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Angela Collins, Diving, Fish, Florida Sea Grant, Goliath Grouper

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