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Category: Farm Management

Technical and Financial Assistance Available for Producers to Implement Agriculture Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Central Florida

Producers have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) that maintain or improve water quality, quantity, and soil conditions on their farms for many years. For the purposes of the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services… Read More

Water Wednesdays Recap – Manure Management

Water Wednesdays in November focus on Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs). Last week, we invited the Livestock Agent, Caitlin Bainum to give us an overview of manure management. “Adoption of agricultural BMPs is more important… Read More

Revised Worker Protection Standard: Training Opportunities

worker handling fresh greens in packing house

For those growers that use pesticides, you need to familiar yourself with the 2015 Revised Worker Protection Standard (WPS).  WPS is a federal regulation that is designed to protect agricultural workers and pesticide handlers.  An… Read More