Water School LogoWater School 2014

September 9-10, 2014 -- Are you interested in learning about the challenges facing our local water resources? Then this is the class for you! This two-day event will feature a variety of dynamic and knowledgeable speakers as well as a local tour showcasing water resource management from the homeowner, community, agriculture, and municipal perspectives.  There is a $25.00 fee for this event, which covers two lunches and all refreshments.  Click here to register or call Samantha Kennedy at (941) 722-4524 for more information.

trophyNominations are now open!

We are now accepting nominations for the 2014 Agriculturalist of the Year and the 2014 Agriculture Hall of Fame for Manatee County, the recipients of which will be honored during this year's Farm City Week celebration.  If you would like to nominate someone, please complete the application.  Applications are due by September 2, 2014.

GI-BMP LogoManatee County Fertilizer Ordinance Training

Free online Landscape Best Management Practices (BMP) training now available in English and Spanish click here.

If you apply fertilizer click here for more information on  Green Industries Best Management Practices.

Click here for a list of Manatee County companies that can apply fertilizer in Manatee County

watering canMobile Irrigation Lab

Here's a valuable opportunity to conserve potable irrigation water use and save money!  The Manatee County's Mobile Irrigation Lab will come to your residence or business to examine your irrigation practices and make specific recommendations to curtail water waste and improve your landscape.  Possible rebate for reduced potable water use is available!   More...

Pelicans and Fishing: How to avoid a dangerous situation


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Citrus Greening &
Citrus Canker Resources

Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC)

CREC Citrus Canker Extension  More...

CREC Citrus Greening Extension  More...

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