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Florida Forest Service and Firefighter Federal Excess Program Provide More than $11 Million in Equipment to Rural Fire Departments

Mar 02, 15 Florida Forest Service and Firefighter Federal Excess Program Provide More than $11 Million in Equipment to Rural Fire Departments

Posted by in Celebration, Land Care

Contact the Office of Communications: (850) 617-7737 • Communications@FreshFromFlorida.com Equipment Used for Structure and Wildfire Suppression, Emergency Services and Natural Resource Protection TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today that Florida’s rural fire departments...

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ARS Scientists Develop Higher Yielding Sorghum Plants

Mar 02, 15 ARS Scientists Develop Higher Yielding Sorghum Plants

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By Sharon Durham A new sorghum plant developed by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists can produce more seeds than conventional varieties currently grown by farmers. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) molecular biologist Zhanguo Xin and plant geneticist Gloria Burow at the Plant Stress and Germplasm Research Unit,...

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UF survey shows Floridians want to conserve water, but not if it costs too much

Mar 02, 15 UF survey shows Floridians want to conserve water, but not if it costs too much

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By Kimberly Moore Wilmoth, 352-294-3302, k.moore.wilmoth@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians remain concerned about water and are willing to make changes to conserve it, at least until their efforts cramp their lifestyles, according to an annual University of Florida study on state residents’ attitudes about this precious...

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ARS Study Shows No Damage to Soils from Grazing of Cover Crops

By Dennis O’Brien A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist in North Carolina has found a way to encourage more growers to use cover crops in the Southeastern United States—allow cattle to graze on them. Cover crops reduce soil erosion, boost organic matter, keep more moisture in soil and sequester carbon in the soil so...

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