Water Conservation - Agriculture
photo of cattle in Florida Conservation Ideas for Farmers and Ranchers
Get the latest agricultural conservation information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Resources Conservation Service and Florida Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs), who strive to increase conservation practices among farmers, ranchers and other land users. more »

Water Use Efficiency Measures & Programs for Agricultural Water Users
The Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) is a collaborative effort to address near- and long-term water supply needs in Central Florida. As part of the Solutions Planning Phase of the CFWI Regional Water Supply Plan, a list of agricultural and nursery water use efficiency measures was prepared that may be beneficial for these water users throughout Florida. more »

Florida Office of Agriculture Water Policy
The Office of Agriculture Water Policy is a nonregulatory division of the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services. The office works with the local agriculture community to promote best management practices, addressing both water quality and water conservation. Read Florida's Agriculture Water Policy. more »

Florida Automated Weather Network (FAWN)
FAWN provides up-to-date weather information through a system of automated weather stations distributed throughout the State of Florida. Research scientists at the University of Florida work closely with extension agents to monitor the FAWN system and make sure it provides fast, reliable and convenient access. more »

Range and Pasture Tips During Drought
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Resources Conservation Service offers these water conservation tips for stretching water on pastures and ranges. more »

Research Projects
Ranked #1 by the National Science Foundation in agriculture research and development, the University of Florida's Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) sets a world-class standard for innovative research. more »

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