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Agricultural Best Management Practices

UF/IFAS Best Mangement Practices Calendar

This calendar is dedicated to Best Management Practices state-wide meetings and events, district meetings and in-services. To add an event, please submit information to Emily Eubanks

IN THE NEWS  

From Senate Bill 712 to the Clean Waterways Act and Agricultural Best Management Practices

Author:  Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Office of Agricultural Water Policy Acronyms BMP – Best Management Practices BMAP – Basin Management Action Plan FDACS – Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services FDEP – Florida Department of Environmental Protection IV – Implementation Verification NARF – Nutrient Application Record Form OAWP – Office of Agricultural

Senate Bill 712 Overview Letter for Agricultural Producers

The recently adopted Senate Bill 712 has resulted in many questions.  UF/IFAS Levy County Agriculture Agent, Mark Warren, wrote the following letter to help clarify some of the details.  The letter is available for agents to use with their local growers.  Make sure to copy the local FDACS Office of Ag Water Policy staff when sending out the letter. This letter has been reviewed within UF/IFAS and the FDACS Office of Ag Water Policy. To

Successful BMP Implementation and Why It Worked

During the last session of the 2020 Virtual Ag BMP Summit, a panel presented BMP success stories.  The panel included Gene McAvoy, UF/IFAS Extension, discussing Southwest Florida tomato production David Royal, The Nature Conservancy, discussing 4R Partnership Hugh Thomas, Suwanee River Water Managemenet District, discussing the Suwannee River Partnership.

UPCOMING EVENTS