Agriculture

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The Agricultural Center is an information and teaching center. Our goals are: To provide the farmers and residents of St Johns County with current research information and the best management practices for raising crops and livestock; to assist the University of Florida and its research centers in determining needs of the farm community; and to cooperate with all farmers and residents of St Johns County to preserve the beauty and the quality of our natural resources.

Production Agriculture

Florida's livestock industry is a huge part of the economy, contributing over $1.5 billion annually. The production agriculture program provides producers with up-to-date management strategies related to livestock and forage production.

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Commercial Agriculture

The agricultural industry in Florida is in constant threat of economic losses from plant disease, insects, weed problems, and invasive species. Major crops in the Tri-County Agricultural Area are, and have historically been, potato and cabbage; however current growers in the area are seeking alternative cropping systems to stay sustainable.

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Pesticide Licenses

Farmers and other professionals with pesticide applicator licenses must maintain and recertify those licenses, as well as increase their knowledge and safety standards.