Tag Archive: Practices

Permaculture Practices for the Home Landscape

If you’ve attended any of our landscaping classes, then you’ve probably heard the phrase “Right Plant, Right Place”.  This phrase is a simple reminder to research plant growth habits and growing conditions before making selections for your landscape.  This not only holds true for ornamental plants, but for edible crops as well.  A term used …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/25/permaculture-practices-for-the-home-landscape/

Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices for Crop Farmers

Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices for Crop Farmers

On August 10th, UF/IFAS Santa Rosa and Escambia County Extension hosted a field day covering moisture monitoring, cover crops, and best management …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/11/moisture-monitoring-cover-crops-and-best-management-practices-for-crop-farmers/

Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices Field Day – August 10

Moisture Monitoring, Cover Crops, and Best Management Practices Field Day – August 10

Please join us on the morning of August 10th for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/04/moisture-monitoring-cover-crops-and-best-management-practices-field-day-august-10/

Safety and Best Management Practices Essential for Pesticide Use

Many folks may not realize it at first, but everyone is using pesticides. Have you recently used a mold or mildew removal cleaner in your bathroom? Do you apply flea & tick powder to your pet? It is a misconception that only farmers, ranchers and lawn and garden enthusiasts are pesticide users. So, let’s all keep safety in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/01/safety-and-best-management-practices-essential-for-pesticide-use/

November 9th Green Industries Best Management Practices Class

Wednesday November 9th, 8am-4pm. Green Industries Best Management Practices

Okaloosa County Extension 3098 Airport Rd. Crestview, FL. Click Here for flyer.

 

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Author: Matthew Orwat – mjorwat@ufl.edu

Matthew J. Orwat started his career with UF / IFAS in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/21/november-9th-green-industries-best-management-practices-class/

Expected Tight Margins in 2016 Call for Careful Evaluation of Peanut Production Practices

Expected Tight Margins in 2016 Call for Careful Evaluation of Peanut Production Practices

Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/02/05/expected-tight-margins-in-2016-call-for-careful-evaluation-of-peanut-production-practices/

Protect Beef Quality with Proper Cattle Hauling Practices

Protect Beef Quality with Proper Cattle Hauling Practices

Bulls on TrailerSince 1991, when the Beef Checkoff funded the first beef quality audit, the U.S. Cattle Industry has made …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/20/protect-beef-quality-with-proper-cattle-hauling-practices/

Green Industries Best Management Practices

Landscape ProfessionalOn June 18, 2009, Florida Governor Charlie Crist signed into law SB 494 requiring all commercial fertilizer applicators have a license by January 1, 2014. Passing the Green Industries Best Management Practices (GI-BMP) training is mandatory to obtain that license.  University of Florida/IFAS Extension provides …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/15/green-industries-best-management-practices/

Agricultural Best Management Practices – What’s Stopping You?

Submitted by Rance Ellis, FDACS OAWP

Agriculture often is in the spotlight, some might say the bull’s eye, when environmental issues are raised.  This is partly because agriculture is visible; people can see a farmer on a tractor and irrigation systems operating, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/01/agricultural-best-management-practices-whats-stopping-you/

Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) – Why Participate, and How?

Submitted by Rance Ellis, FDACS, North Florida Field Staff, BMP Program.

Florida law provides a presumption of compliance with state water quality standards to producers who enroll in and implement best management practices (BMPs) adopted by the Florida Department of Agriculture and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/22/agricultural-best-management-practices-bmps-why-participate-and-how/