Category Archives: Water

The Next Farm Bill

Several weeks back, the House Committee on Agriculture conducted a listening session at the University of Florida. This was an opportunity for farmers, ranchers and any other interested parties to make their voices heard. The Chairman along with 10 representatives … Continue reading

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IMPAC Takeover

On Tuesday, May 9th I was charged with generating content for @IMPACGrown on Twitter and Instagram. Our #TakeoverTuesday consisted of touring a Member of the House Ag Committee at two nursery operations in Apopka, Florida. Thank you AgriStarts and Costa … Continue reading

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Sustainability Story

Are you a grower or rancher with a sustainability story? Many are. Growers and ranchers continually look for ways to improve their yield and at the same time look for better ways to conserve “all” natural resources like soil and … Continue reading

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Tainted Imported Fish

Senator’s Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte said a U.S. Department of Agriculture program inspecting imported fish wastes millions of taxpayer dollars, hurts small business and “exposes our economy to a lawsuit at the World Trade Organization.” Really? And their colleagues … Continue reading

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Supreme Court, landowners can challenge Army Corps

With a decision that did not come as a surprise, the Court ruled unanimously that landowners can challenge Army Corps of Engineers’ wetlands determinations in court (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co.). Good news for private property rights and … Continue reading

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$1 For One – A Benefit For Clean Water

SAVE THE DATE The Tampa Chapter of the amazing non-profit Wine To Water is excited to announce the opportunity we’re hosting for you to provide clean water to people in desperate need around the world. Live music, wine tasting, silent … Continue reading

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UNVEILED

I am excited to announce my new role as Director of Environment, Restoration, & Compliance with Highland Precision Ag (HPA). You have heard it said: Once in our life we will need a doctor, a lawyer, a police officer and … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Lake Gwyn Wetland Re-Hydration Project Completed & Open to the Public!

Find out more about FWC’s Wildlife Legacy Initiative at: http://myfwc.com/conservation/special-initiatives/fwli/ Southwest Region Kevin Kemp, Wildlife Legacy Biologist Freshwater Goal (Peninsula) (863) 648-3824 3900 Drane Field Road Lakeland, FL 33811-1207 This past September, a major restoration effort in the headwaters of the … Continue reading

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SWFWMD Approves Regional Water Supply Plan for Central Florida

Nov. 17, 2015  SWFWMD Approves Regional Water Supply Plan for Central Florida The collaborative effort will help ensure adequate future water supplies The Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board (District) today approved an important water supply plan for Central … Continue reading

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CFWI Steering Committee accepts updated CFWI planning documents

An historic day for Central-Florida, for sure…….. CFWI Steering Committee accepts updated CFWI planning documents, clearing the way for consideration by water management district leadership Oct.30, 2015 ― The Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) Steering Committee today accepted the amended Regional … Continue reading

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