Monthly Archive: June 2012

Doing Your Part to Protect Water Quality

A few months ago, footage of trash floating in Mobile’s Dog River during a heavy rain dramatically showed the cumulative impacts of careless littering. http://blog.al.com/live/2012/02/dog_river_awash_in_mobiles_gar.html.  Stormwater runoff—not industrial discharge—is the primary source of water pollution in Florida. In the past few weeks we have had record-setting downpours, not to mention an impending tropical storm in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/06/25/doing-your-part-to-protect-water-quality/

Sustainable Vegetable Production Options for Small Operations

The growth of the local food movement has fueled a rise in citizens interested in urban farm operations. We might call them part of the local food movement, or people who are just concerned about what their family is consuming. For producers, the concerns are time and money. What will cost us the least to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/06/22/sustainable-vegetable-production-options-for-small-operations/