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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  

Fertilizer is Regulated. Become a Certified Applicator. Take GI-BMP Class on 12/10/20.

That is right! Fertilizer is regulated in Florida and in Orange County. Every person that applies fertilizer for hire is required by law to have a Limited Certification for Urban Landscape Fertilizer application. Fertilizer is regulated because we know that fertilizer drives algae growth in lakes and contributes to other water quality issues. Proper application of fertilizer keeps lawns green and waters blue! There are 3 steps to

Helping Horse Owners Protect Florida’s Springs

Florida has nearly 400,000 horses, according to the 2018 survey by the American Horse Council. Many of these horses are managed on small-acreage farms and "ranchettes." In North-Central Florida, the horse population is concentrated in counties with sensitive spring sheds and waterways. This means that horse owners play an important part in protecting Florida’s

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

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