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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  

Miami-Dade County has a New Fertilizer Ordinance!

The ordinance creates Chapter 18C of the Code of Miami-Dade County (Code) as the "Miami Dade County Ordinance for Florida-Friendly Fertilizer Use on Urban Landscapes" to minimize the negative environmental effects from the misuse and overuse of fertilizers on urban landscapes. This ordinance will establish minimum standards for the County to (1) regulate the proper use of fertilizers by any applicator; (2) require proper training

From Bad to Worse: Common Garden Issues

Out of the Frying-Pan, Into the Fire Have you ever heard the phrase, “Out of the frying pan and into the fire?” Although originating from Aesop’s fables, I immediately think of the chapter in Tolkien’s The Hobbit. In the chapter Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf, and the dwarves escape the goblins to find themselves trapped by Wargs. This idiom essentially means escaping one bad situation and getting into an equally or more difficult situation, or

New BMP Recordkeeping Requirements for Nitrogen and Phosphorus – Q&A

Written by Ajia Paolillo, UF/IFAS Extension Multi-County Citrus Agent, DeSoto, Hardee, Manatee, and Highlands Counties On July 1, 2020 new record keeping requirements went into effect for nitrogen and phosphorus amounts applied by growers enrolled in the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), Best Management

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