2014 CTIC Conservation in Action Tour

ctic-fl-tourThe Conservation Technology Information Center held its annual Conservation in Action Tour October 14-15 in the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA).

The tour provided an in-depth look at the unique story of the approximately 700,000-acre EAA, located south of Lake Okeechobee in Florida. Lettuce, sugar cane and owls were just a few of the crops and creatures seen on the tour which featured EAA’s specialized conservation practices, erosion control and nutrient management.

2014 CTIC Conservation in Action Tour Photo Album


Florida Farm Bureau Welcomes Conservation Tour
Interview with John Hoblick, Florida Farm Bureau President
Controlling Phosphorus in the Everglades

Terrie Bates, SWFMC Water Resources Division Director Delia Ivanhoff, SWFMC environmental scientist Bubba Wade, US Sugar Corp. Video – Lawrence Gerry, SFWMD
Growing Leaf Crops in the EvergladesVideo interview with grower Paul Orsenigo

Barn Owls are Sustainable Rodent Control


Water in the Sunshine State
Presentation by FDACS water policy director Rich Budell on CTIC tour Interview with Rich Budell, Florida Department of Agriculture NCGA Staffer on CTIC TourInterview with Nick Goeser, NCGA Precision Sugarcane PlantingSteve Stiles and Scott Berden with U.S. Sugar Wrapping up the 2014 CTIC Tour
Interview with Dennis Wedgworth, Florida Everglades grower Interview with CTIC chairman Pauley Bradley, John Deere Florida State Rep on CTIC Tour
Interview with Florida state rep Katie Edwards Precision Sugarcane Harvesting
Interview with Ken McDuffie, U.S. Sugar