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These resources offer local case studies, example policy, data tools, and other guides to support the continued viability of agriculture in Southeast Florida in the face of climate change.

AG-01 Preserve economic viability

Local Study: Agriculture and Rural Area Study; Freilich, Leitner & Carlisle; no date

Local Study: Agriculture and Rural Area Study: Analysis of Agricultural Land Retention Strategies; Freilich, Leitner & Carlisle; no date

AG-02 Meet water needs

Brief: Agricultural Best Management Practices; University of Florida Institute of Food and Agriculture; ongoing

Local Resource Guide: Agricultural Best Management Practices; FDACS; ongoing

Local Resource Guide: UF-IFAS: Irrigation resources and tools; University of Florida Institute of Food and Agriculture; ongoing

Workshop: South Dade Investigation Status Update; South Florida Water Management District; 2016

AG-03 Promote local goods

National Resource Guide: Local Foods, Local Places Toolkit: A Guide to Help Communities Revitalize Using Local Food Systems; EPA; 2017

Local Resource Guide: Community Farmers Markets; FDACS; ongoing

Local Resource Guide: Local Farms; Slow Food Miami; ongoing

Local Resource Guide: Community Supported Agriculture; FDACS; ongoing

AG-04 Research climate-related needs

Workshop: Agriculture and Forestry in a Changing Environment: What the Future Holds for Florida; University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences; 2019

Grant Opportunity: SARE in Florida; Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education; ongoing

Local Resource Guide: Agriculture Research; Florida Climate Institute; ongoing

Local Study:  Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in Florida's Agriculture; Florida Climate Institute; 2017

AG-05 Create purchase of development rights programs

Report: Purchase of Development Rights Programs in the US: A Guide to PDR Programs and How They Work to Protect Open Land; Equine Land Conservation Resource; 2018

AG-06 Manage land responsibly

Analytical Tool: USDA COMET Farm: Whole Farm and Ranch Carbon and Greenhouse Gas Accounting System; USDA; 2019

Report: Developing Climate-Smart Agriculture Policies: The Role of Economic Modeling; RTI International; 2017

Report: Carbon Sequestration in Grazing Land Ecosystems; University of Florida, The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences; 2018

Workshop: Developing Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Your State/Tribal Managed Pollinator Plans; Honey Bee Coalition; 2016

AG-07 Seek critical agricultural resource designation

Local Resource Guide: Economic Contributions of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Food Industries in Florida; University of Florida, The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences; ongoing

Report: Agricultural Conservation: A Guide to Programs; Congressional Research Service; 2019

Report: Regional Conservation Partnership Program; USDA; 2016

AG-08 Enable urban agriculture

National Resource Guide: USDA Urban Agriculture Toolkit; USDA; 2016

Local Resource Guide: Urban Agriculture; American Planning Association; ongoing

Workshop: Urban Agriculture: A Participatory Primer Course, Part 3a: Regulations; University of Florida, The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences; no date

AG-09 Expand pest and pathogen prevention

Organization: Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council

Local Resource Guide: Florida First Detector; University of Florida; 2018

AG-10 Promote responsible agricultural practices

Local Resource Guide: UF: IFAS Extension Resources – Sustainable Agriculture; University of Florida Institute of Food and Agriculture; ongoing

Local Resource Guide: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education; Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education; ongoing

Brief: Agricultural Best Management Practices; University of Florida Institute of Food and Agriculture; ongoing

Local Resource Guide: Agricultural Best Management Practices; FDACS; ongoing

Grant Opportunity: Florida Sea Grant: Fostering Responsible Aquaculture; University of Florida Institute of Food and Agriculture; ongoing

Local Resource Guide: Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture; NOAA; 2018

AG-11 Assess health risk to workers

Report: The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment; U.S. Global Change Research Program; ongoing

Report: Come Heat and High Water: Climate Risk in the Southeastern U.S. and Texas; The Risky Business Project; 2015

Local Study:  Unworkable: Dangerous Heat Puts Florida Workers at Risk; Public Citizen and Farmworkers Association of Florida; 2018

Law & Policy: SB 1538: Heat Illness Prevention; Florida State Senate; 2019