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Category: Conservation

Maximize your water use with micro-irrigation!

Drip tubing punctured with holes for microirrigation

This past December, our office hosted a webinar on micro-irrigation. We covered the main types of micro-irrigation, what makes it “micro” compared to a standard, in-ground irrigation system, and some basic installation tips for homeowners…. Read More

Sara-Bay Financial goes Green (Business)

Green Business Partnership logo, with UF/IFAS Extension and Sarasota County Government logos

We’re proud to announce our latest Green Business partner: Sara-Bay Financial. About Sara-Bay Financial A Sarasota registered investment advisor, founded in 1993, Sara-Bay Financial offers both growth and dividend income options, ranging from individual stocks… Read More

Take sustainability home to your family

Take Sustainability home to your family by checking out a Family Green Living Kit for free from any Sarasota County Public Library. Family Green Living Kits Sarasota County offers Family Green Living Kits, formerly known… Read More

Aid available for farmers, ranchers to conserve natural resources

Agriculture equipment operators work in a field. [CREDIT: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture]

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 in a news… Read More