Subsurface irrigation: Higher yield, lower pollution

Outlet: The Florida Times-Union

August 4, 2013

HASTINGS — The recent introduction of sub-surface irrigation may well preserve the future of Florida farming by protecting Florida’s aquifer. Danny Johns, owner of Blue Sky Farms, whose family has farmed in Hastings for generations, cultivates 680 acres of 23 different kinds of potatoes at his efficient farmstead off County Road 13 and believes this type of irrigation could be the coming thing.

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