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  • Farm irrigation of a potato field

    More Potatoes on Less Water

    UF/IFAS researchers have found an irrigation method that uses 50 percent less water than traditional systems to grow potatoes –  $131 million-a-year Florida crop.  MORE >>

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    Agriculture and Water Programs

  • A hand on an irrigation head in a St. Augustinegrass lawn.

    We've Got an App For That

    An app developed by UF/IFAS scientists may save homeowners about 30 percent on water usage. MORE >>

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    Urban Water Programs

  • Dr. Sanjay Shukla, Southwest Florida REC in Immokalee

    Taller, thinner crop beds save money and water

    Professor Sanjay Shukla, based at the UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center in Immokalee, is saving water with research in what he calles “compact bed geometry,” which is used in crops such as tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant. MORE >>

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The PIE Center takes an interdisciplinary approach to examining how people think about, form and act on opinions regarding complex agricultural and natural resources issues, enabling the public and policymakers to make informed decisions to preserve Florida's agricultural and natural resources assets. More...


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