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42nd Annual Volusia County Farm Tour

October 27, 2023

November 17, 2023 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm The Volusia County Farm Tour has been a popular fall tradition since 1981. The agriculture industry is the silent engine of the Volusia County economy where local farmers create jobs, feed families ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Horticulture, Livestock,
Tags: Agriculture, Cattle, Central District, Farm Tour, Food, Horses, Livestock, Volusia County

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

June 24, 2021

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

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Livestock, Water
Tags: Ag BMP, Agriculture, Best Management Practices, Cost Share, Water, Water Quality, Water Quantity
Worker Safety in the field

WPS Train-The-Trainer Certification and Pesticide Safety available online

August 25, 2020

Need to get the certificate to become a Worker Protection Safety (WPS) trainer? The training is now online. Materials can be download or streamed from YouTube. (It will take some time to download some of these materials due to their size). There ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultural Worker, Pesticide Handler, Train The Trainer, WPS Worker Protection Safety

A Snail that Rode the Rails

April 7, 2020

Bulimulus sporadicus (d’Orbigny, 1835) It wasn’t long ago when riding the rails was a glamorous form of transportation. In the recent outbreak of COVID-19, many of us ponder the opportunity to hop on a train to see some of our distant surroundings. ... READ MORE

Category: Farm Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Citrus, COVID!9, COVID-19, Slug, Snail, Social Distancing, Volusia County

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