Local farms will share $1.5M to reduce water use, nutrient loading
October 29, 2017 By The St. Augustine Record
Seven farms in St. Johns County, Florida have been awarded grants for projects to install drain-tile irrigation systems which not only reduce water usage, and thus runoff, but also raise the bottom line for farmers through cost efficiencies.
The St. Johns River Water Management District recently approved contracts for the installation of subsurface irrigation tile lines for farms raising crops or sod in the Tri County Agricultural Area of Putnam, St. Johns and Flager counties. For the full story, click here.
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