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Soils Unit

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The Manatee County Agriculture and Extension Service Soils Unit, in partnership with the NRCS/USDA and the Manatee River Soil & Water Conservation District, assists Manatee County's land owners with conserving their soil, water and other natural resources. The majority of conservation application is accomplished with local partners. Local, state and federal agencies and policy makers also rely on our expertise. We deliver technical assistance based on sound science, suited to a customer's specific needs. Cost shares and financial incentives are available in some cases. Participation in our program is voluntary.

Conservation Assistance

Farm Bill Financial Assistance, National Resource Conservation Service, Conservation Technical Assistance, Environmental Quality Assistance Program, Conservation Stewardship Program, Longleaf Pine Initiative, Contact Information

Manatee River Soil and Water District

Envirothon, Speech Contest, Land Judging, Spring Farm Tour, Newsletter, Board Information, Aerial Maps, Contact Information

Events

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SOILS STORIES

Upcoming Virtual Events

Check out these upcoming virtual event opportunities offered by the Agriculture and Natural Resources agent at UF/IFAS Extension Baker County. Small & Backyard Poultry: Home Remedies - What You Should and Should Not Do June...
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Estimating Cotton Yield

A lot of planning, preparation, and labor goes into cotton production. The ability to estimate yield and familiarity with factors that affect yield can help growers with crop management. A recent...
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Is your Pesticides Working for you?

As an Extension Educator with the UF/IFAS Extension, clients told me many times that the applied pesticides do not work against the targeted pest anymore. In most cases the pesticide applicators blame pesticide failures on the manufacturer. I...
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