Other Florida Water Management District Websites:

Northwest Florida
St. Johns River
Suwannee River
South Florida


National/Regional

The Agricultural Water Stewardship Resource Center

A clearing house of information and resources related to on-farm practices that include environmentally sound water storage, reclaimed water, tailwater recycling, management, and efficiency measures.

National Weather Service

Shows the current graphical forecast for the region

Florida Automated Weather Network

The Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN) provides up-to-date weather information through a system of automated weather stations distributed throughout the State of Florida.


State of Florida Resources

Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services

Home page of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, whose mission is to safeguard the public and support Florida’s agricultural economy.

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services: Office of Agricultural Water Policy

Facilitating communication among federal, state, local agencies and the agricultural industry on water quantity and water quality issues involving agriculture. Find industry adopted Best Management Practice manuals here.

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

The DEP Office of Water Policy addresses statewide water management issues in coordination with the water management districts and other agencies. DEP resources include:


Other Statewide Resources

Florida Blueberry Growers Association

Florida Blueberry Growers Association (FBGA) objectives, among others, are to advance industry, to collect preserve and circulate valuable and useful information relating to the business of growing and marketing of blueberries and to collate, distribute and publish such information.
http://www.floridablueberrygrowers.com/

Florida Cattlemen's Association

The FCA mission is to support cattle ranching families as an integral part of Florida's economy and is a leader in protecting the natural landscape.
http://www.floridacattlemen.org/

Florida Citrus Mutual

Serves Florida citrus growers by representing issues affecting citrus business.
http://www.flcitrusmutual.com/content/

Florida Farm Bureau

Florida Farm Bureau Federation is the Sunshine State's largest general agricultural organization with more than 144,000 member-families representing Farm Bureaus in 60 counties.
http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association is a non-profit agricultural trade organization whose mission is to enhance the business and competitive environment for producing and marketing fruits, vegetables and other crops.
http://www.ffva.com/

Florida National Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS)

Delivers technical assistance based on sound science and suited to customer needs. Cost shares and financial incentives are available in some cases. The majority of conservation application is accomplished with local partners.
http://www.fl.nrcs.usda.gov/

Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association

Enhances members' business success through political leadership, education, marketing, research, certification and services. Represents Florida's environmental horticulture industry, with an estimated $15.2 billion in industry-wide sales.
http://www.fngla.org/index.asp

Florida Strawberry Growers Association

Partners in strawberry research, promotion and member/community service.
http://www.straw-berry.org/

Florida Soil Survey Books

http://soils.usda.gov/survey/online_surveys/florida/
and on-line soil survey app: http://websoilsurvey.nrcs.usda.gov/app/WebSoilSurvey.aspx

University of Florida IFAS Electronic Data Information Source (EDIS) Page

Information and educational materials on issues such as sustainable agriculture, competitiveness in world markets, natural resource conservation, energy conservation, food safety, child and family development, consumer credit counseling, and youth development.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu

University of Florida IFAS Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN)

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) has developed the FAWN (Florida Automated Weather Network) comprised of a network of linked weather stations throughout peninsular Florida.
fawn.ifas.ufl.edu


Local

Citrus Water Management Training Project

This site contains information presented during the Citrus Water Management Training project that was funded by the Peace River Basin Board. The project included a series of workshops to help growers improve their irrigation and nutrient management.
http://citrusbmp.ifas.ufl.edu/Workshop%20Presentations/Workshops.htm

Highlands County Citrus Growers Association, Inc.

Protects and enhances the viability and profitability of commercial citrus growers in Highlands County, Florida.
http://www.hccga.com/

Hillsborough Environmental Protection Commission

Hillsborough EPC conducts investigations of complaints regarding pollution and addresses permitting and other issues in air quality, domestic wastewater, industrial wastewater, surface water quality, solid and hazardous wastes, underground storage tanks and wetland delineation within Hillsborough County.
http://www.epchc.org

Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association

The Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association mission is to promote, protect and enhance the ability of our members to produce citrus profitably and efficiently.
http://www.prvcitrus.org/

Tampa Bay Wholesale Growers

This limited agricultural association promotes greater interest in the use of plants, to achieve common goals, to solve common  problems and to set a high standard of of business ethics for the Hillsborough County nursery industry.
http://www.tbwg.org/


Documents on other web sites

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Adoption of Energy and Water-Conserving Irrigation Technologies in Florida

This report provides information on energy and water-conserving irrigation technologies. This document was produced by the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Efficiencies of Florida Agricultural Irrigation Systems

Irrigation efficiencies vary with the type of irrigation system and many other factors. This document was produced by the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Evaporation Loss During Sprinkler Irrigation

During sprinkler operation, water evaporates into the air. This publication provides information on factors that affect evaporation. This document was produced by the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Field Evaluation of Microirrigation Water Application Uniformity

One of the primary objectives of a micro irrigation system is to apply water uniformly. This document was produced by the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Irrigation and Nutrient Management Considerations for Container Nurseries

Important management strategies regarding container plant irrigation and nutrition. Document provided by Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Irrigation Management

This document provides basic information on irrigated vegetable production water use and management guidelines.

Irrigation System Selection for Container Nurseries

This document describes various types of irrigation systems.

Principles of Micro Irrigation

This document provides the principles of micro irrigation, describes the components of micro irrigation systems, and discusses advantages and disadvantages of the irrigation method. This document was produced by the University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Using Tensiometers for Irrigation Scheduling in Tropical Fruit Groves

This report aids in the selection, installation, maintenance, etc. of tensiometers for fruit groves. Document provided by UF/IFAS.

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