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Farmers Almanac 2017 Winter
Citrus
August 19, 2016
Rough Winter In Store For Much Of The U.S.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac and its competitor The Farmers’ Almanac predict the 2016-2017 winter will be cold for much of the country. Read More
2016 Donald Trump in Iowa (Photo Credit: Trump for President Campaign)
Citrus
August 18, 2016
Trump Campaign Announces Agricultural Advisory Committee
Just three of the 64 are directly involved with fruits and vegetables, all three are Californians. Read More
Winter Park Farmers' Market FEATURE
Farm Marketing
August 17, 2016
The Top American Farmers’ Markets Ranked
See which farmers' markets made the cut for American Farmland Trust's annual list. Read More
EverCrisp apples
Fruits
August 16, 2016
Growers Optimistic Despite Drought
Growers say continued heat could cause early ripening, still expect season to progress as planned. Read More
A new Washington State University finds that in the real world, neoniotinoids pose no practical threat to honeybees. (Photo credit: Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities)
Crop Protection
August 15, 2016
New Study Shows Neonicotinoids Pose Little Practical Risk To Bees
Washington State University researchers reveal the controversial pesticides aren’t dangerous for bees in the real world. Read More
UF/IFAS researcher Fred Gmitter checking mandarin citrus trees
Varieties & Rootstocks
August 15, 2016
Genetic Markers Point Way To Breeding Better Mandarin Oranges
Scientists targeting qualitative and quantitative traits that would take tangerines to a new level. Read More
Satellite image of a hurricane
Citrus
August 12, 2016
Second Half Of Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Get Hairy
After a relatively sluggish start to the campaign, revised forecast foresees increased tropical activity ahead. Read More
gmo apple
Apples & Pears
August 11, 2016
GMO Nonbrowning Fuji Apple One Step Closer To Approval
USDA moves Okanagan Specialty Fruits' variety to nonregulated status; public comment period is forthcoming. Read More
Therapeutic cannabis closeup in the greenhouse
Citrus
August 10, 2016
Therapeutic Cannabis Culture Taking Off In Florida
Another licensed nursery gets the go-ahead; makes deliveries to patients in need. Read More
a bunch of muscadine grapes
Grapes
August 10, 2016
The Top 10 Muscadine Grape Varieties For Consumer Appeal
UF/IFAS scientists scour the best selections for health, taste, and smell. Read More
Florida Everglades swamp shot at sunset
Citrus
August 9, 2016
Water Quality Win Streak Continues For South Florida Farmers
Despite record rainfall, producers in the Everglades Agricultural Area again exceed phosphorus reduction standards. Read More
The Latest
Disease Control
August 23, 2016
Florida Sweet Corn Has New Deadly Stalke…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this disease. Read More
Fruits
August 23, 2016
New Insecticides Geared To Give Growers …
Check out three unique chemistries from several of the industry's leading crop protection suppliers. Read More
Apple Grower of the Year
August 22, 2016
Apple Crop Forecasts Live On Twitter
You'll be able to get up-to-the-minute reports of not only the various regions of the U.S., but key production regions around the world. Read More
Oranges
August 22, 2016
Major OJ Purchase Promises Relief For Fl…
$30 million planned acquisition from USDA to be used for surplus removal. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
August 22, 2016
Florida Citrus Breeders Squeezed For Tim…
The pressure is on to develop a more HLB-tolerant orange. Read More
Pest Control
August 21, 2016
Spotted Wing Drosophila: For Michigan, …
Why the pest can be so much more destructive for Eastern cherry growers might be due to what they’re not farming. Read More
Grapes
August 19, 2016
European Grapevine Moth Eradicated From …
Agricultural officials confirm eradication of invasive pest, lift quarantine restrictions. Read More
Fruits
August 19, 2016
Parts Of New York Now In Extreme Drought
Water deficits starting to cause concern for fire, water shortages in the Empire State. Read More
Citrus
August 19, 2016
Rough Winter In Store For Much Of The U.…
The Old Farmer’s Almanac and its competitor The Farmers’ Almanac predict the 2016-2017 winter will be cold for much of the country. Read More
Citrus
August 18, 2016
Florida Farmer Takes Fresh Approach To G…
New easy-peel, seedless varieties offer market potential. Read More
GenNext Growers
August 18, 2016
USDA Invests $17.8M To Educate Next Gene…
Money will bolster efforts of partner organizations to increase next generation of growers. Read More
GenNext Growers
August 18, 2016
Meet Mike Basedow Of The Young Growers A…
Coordinator talks about the future of young growers and the evolution of fruit production. Read More
Citrus
August 18, 2016
Trump Campaign Announces Agricultural Ad…
Just three of the 64 are directly involved with fruits and vegetables, all three are Californians. Read More
Farm Marketing
August 18, 2016
How Is American Farm Marketer Doing So F…
American Farm Marketer launched early this year, and we'd love to hear your thoughts about what we're doing right, and where we can use some improvement! Read More
Farm Marketing
August 18, 2016
5 Farm Marketing Ideas Recently Spied By…
Our editors visit farm marketers all over the country and see great ideas. We each picked one or two that you can put into action. Read More
GenNext Growers
August 17, 2016
8 Ways To Facilitate Learning In The Fie…
Don’t just train your workers, engage them, retain them, and improve job performance. Read More
Farm Marketing
August 17, 2016
The Top American Farmers’ Markets …
See which farmers' markets made the cut for American Farmland Trust's annual list. Read More
Harvesting
August 16, 2016
Proper Stockpiling Can Maintain Almond Q…
As almond yields increase, growers may find themselves with more harvested crop than processors can handle. Proper stockpiling techniques can Read More
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