Tag Archive: Saturated

Agricultural Region of Escambia County Saturated but not Flooded

Standing water in fields will require several weeks of sunshine before farmers can operate equipment again. Photo by LIbbie Johnson Escambia County is making national news, but unfortunately, it is because of a natural disaster. Reports of more than 20 inches of rain are common, and the recovery from that amount of rain will be …

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Rye Cover Crop Holds Saturated Ground

Rolling down rye cover crop on April 1st held saturated soil in place during heavy rains .  Photo by Jed Dillard It wasn’t raining on April 1st, when the inaugural Florida Soil Health and Cover Crop tour was heald.  Participants heard descriptions of the value of a winter cover crop , such as cereal rye, …

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