ABE368/AE396 South Florida Tropical Fruit Grower Perspectives: Water Conservation Management Practices

Revised! ABE368, a 6-page fact sheet by Kati W. Migliaccio, Jonathan H. Crane, Edward Evans, Bruce Schaffer, Yuncong Li, and Rafael Muñoz-Carpena, presents results of fruit grower responses from a survey designed to assess changing views of agricultural producers in Miami-Dade county from 2006 to 2009 regarding water quantity and quality management practices — methods, demographics, water quality and quantity opinions concerning lifestyle, agriculture, and best management practices (BMPs). Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, November 2009.

FE714 Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)

FE714, a 4-page fact sheet by Raymond Reyes and Edward Evans, provides a brief overview of the concept of GAPs and highlights some of the potential consequences of not instituting GAP guidelines into a
farm’s operation. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, October 2008.