When the skies just don't want to cooperate, sometimes farmers have to find their own rain. Our friends at the Alachua County Farm Bureau explain how growers can get some help with watering their crops.
Alachua County farmers have access to a free state resource, mobile irrigation labs.
The multi-agency partnership provides site-specific irrigation expertise in analyzing irrigation systems and educating agricultural property owners on how to improve the efficiency of their water use. The mobile irrigation labs provide recommendations on the improvement of existing irrigation systems, equipment and irrigation management.
Florida agricultural producers can continue to improve water quality by working with the mobile irrigation lab and applying the Florida Department of Agriculture