Best Management Practices (BMP’s)

Cost Share Funds for BMP’s

The Northwest Florida Water Management District has $680,875 cost-share funding available for projects to improve water quality and reduce water use demands on farms in and around the Jackson Blue Spring Basin.  Eligible projects will provide increased efficiency in both irrigation and fertilizer use in Jackson County—the largest agricultural area in Northwest Florida. Participant Eligibility: …

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Jackson Blue Spring TMDL’s

  Best Management Practices Update Contributed by Rance Ellis, FDACS Office of Ag Water Policy   In December 2012, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) held a meeting at Chipola College in Marianna and presented their total maximum daily loads (TMDLs) for nutrients in the Jackson Blue Spring Basin. In addition to the TMDLs, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/01/07/jackson-blue-spring-tmdls/