An animated tractor and field

Agriculture

State representatives often put forth bills that aim to balance production with environmental conservation – a task that isn’t always easy.   

belle glade sugar cane and mill

Water/Ways Wednesdays: Water and Life

This virtual mini-series examines our interconnectedness through water and specifically Florida’s water. Inspired by the Smithsonian Institution Water/Ways traveling exhibit, … Continued

Dirt and worms

Tell Me About: Keeping Soil Healthy in Florida

Soil is more than just dirt. It’s a complex ecosystem filled with living things, organic matter, minerals, and even liquids and gases. But soil in Florida is at risk from a number of climate change-related threats and human-caused issues.

tractor on a farm

Agriculture

While one new bill touches on agriculture and water pollution, others deal with regulation, taxation and rights for Florida farmers.