An irrigation sprinkler on a cotton crop. UF/IFAS Photo by Stu Hutson.

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Agriculture Best Management Practices

Registration for the 2022 Ag BMP Summit is now open!

Full recordings of the 2021 Ag BMP Summit

Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs) are practical measures that producers can take to reduce the amount of fertilizers, pesticides, animal waste, and other pollutants entering our water resources. They are designed to improve water quality while maintaining agricultural production. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has adopted BMPs for most commodities in the state. Each BMP manual covers key aspects of water quality and water conservation.

The Agricultural Best Management Practices program works to provide research-based information to develop best management practices and education to facilitate the adoption of BMPs.