Tag Archive: Resources

Florida’s Valuable Water Resources and the Importance of Irrigation Efficiency

  Center Pivot Irrigation on Panhandle Peanuts. Photo credit: Mark Miles Competition for Water Resources in Florida In a state like Florida, where rivers, lakes, and springs abound, there seems to be no shortage of water.  Annual precipitation ranges from 45 inches in Clewiston to 69 inches in Milton (http://www.usclimatedata.com/) with typical rainfall patterns of …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/10/floridas-valuable-water-resources-and-the-importance-of-irrigation-efficiency/

Sinkholes in the Florida Panhandle, Facts and Resources

This tiny sinkhole appeared in my yard during the heavy March rains. Although only 3 feet wide, it was 5 feet deep. My dog looks both curious and jealous that it wasn’t one of the holes he’s dug! During our heavy March rainfall events a tiny sinkhole appeared in my yard.  While it was only …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/13/sinkholes-in-the-florida-panhandle-facts-and-resources/