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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


Role of Controlled Release Fertilizer in Future BMPs

Bob Hochmuth (RSA – Vegetable Crops) and De Broughton (RSA – Agronomic Row Crops) from the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center discussed the role of controlled release fertilizer in future BMPs during the recent Virtual Ag BMP Summit. Bob Hochmuth: Much of the research conducted in this region of Florida has been with fertilizers. The

Researching BMPs for Hemp Production in Florida

Dr. Zachary Brym, an assistant professor of agroecology with the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center, provided an overview of the hemp industry in Florida and the research that is currently being done on the topic. Hemp was first utilized by people 10,000 years ago, and since then its uses have included textiles, animal

Agricultural Water Conservation and Quality: Alternative Irrigation Methods to Seepage

Drs. Mark Clark and Lincoln Zotarelli discussed alternative irrigation methods to seepage and their impact on water quality and quantity. Part 1: Dr. Zotarelli Irrigation has existed in Florida for over a hundred years and it is a competitive market. Today, we have technology that can improve irrigation efficiency for BMPs. In