Florida Ag Expo Stories
2015 Florida Ag Expo GCREC ribbon cutting on new expansion.
Florida Ag Expo
December 7, 2015
Gulf Coast Research And Education Center Celebrates New Addition
Ribbon cutting at Florida Ag Expo marks growth at facility. Read More
Long lunch line at 2015 Florida Ag Expo
Florida Ag Expo
November 9, 2015
Pomp And Plenty Of Circumstance At The 10th Florida Ag Expo
Milestone industry event sets the bar high for the next decade to come. Read More
A plate of Florida pomegranates
Florida Ag Expo
October 1, 2015
Alternative Crops On The Menu At 10th Annual Florida Ag Expo
More growers are considering pomegranates, blackberries, and even hops. Read More
A hungry crowd makes its way toward the lunch tent.
Photo by Paul Rusnak
Florida Ag Expo
September 22, 2015
Florida Ag Expo, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center Marking Milestones
The industry event for the state's fruit and vegetable growers is turning 10 while the UF/IFAS Center is celebrating its 90th year of service. Read More
Florida Ag Expo attendees get a first-person perspective of prospective releases from the UF tomato breeding program.
Photo by Frank Giles
Florida Ag Expo
September 1, 2015
10th Annual Florida Ag Expo Field Tours To Tackle Production Challenges
There will be plenty to see and learn during the milestone event's exclusive field trials. Read More
UF/IFAS researcher Dr. Gary Vallad addresses questions during the Vegetable Health field tour about nematicide options. Vallad mentioned impressive results from the new product Nimitz.
Photo by Paul Rusnak
Florida Ag Expo
August 1, 2015
Researchers To Put 3 Major Crop Threats On Trial
Nematode, disease, and weed management on deck for the 10th annual Florida Ag Expo. Read More
UF/IFAS' Steve Sargent addresses Florida Ag Expo attendees on the basics of cooling crops.
Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS
Florida Ag Expo
March 1, 2015
Growers Get The Lowdown On Cooling Crops
Demonstration shows how hydrocooling can help get the most out of fruits and vegetables once harvested. Read More
University of Florida Ag Economics Students presented a spot-on presentation demonstrating how to get the most out of social media. They highlighted several growers as examples of how to use their digital domains including Lipman, Wish Farms, and Blue Sky Farms.
Photo by Frank Giles
Florida Ag Expo
February 1, 2015
More Farmers Plugging Into Social Media
UF Ag Econ students give tips on engaging consumers where they congregate online. Read More
Florida Growers Discuss Ideas To Address Challenges On The Farm
Florida Ag Expo
January 16, 2015
Florida Growers Discuss Ideas To Address Challenges On The Farm
A grower panel discussion kicked off the program at the 2014 Florida Ag Expo. Moderated by Sonia Tighe of FFVA, a Read More
The grower panel kicked off the program at the 2014 Florida Ag Expo. Multiple topics were explored to explain how the participants find fixes on the farm. Transparency, social media marketing, and labor efficiencies were discussed by each. In addition, several questions from the audience kept the conversation going.
Photo by Frank Giles
Florida Ag Expo
January 1, 2015
Growers Build Business Beyond Crop Yields
A distinguished panel of producers use public forum to slice and dice barriers to success. Read More
UF/IFAS Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Program coordinator Matthew Burgess gave specs on the UF-created UAVs to an interested crowd who attended the on-site demo.
Photo by Paul Rusnak
Florida Ag Expo
December 5, 2014
New Crop Management Solutions Are Taking Off
Unmanned aerial vehicles have potential to give growers and researchers an eye in the sky while helping keep feet on the ground. Read More
According to researchers, the aerospace engineered UAV contains autonomous flight control capability and can operate in winds up to 30 mph.
Photo by Frank Giles
Florida Ag Expo
November 9, 2014
Florida Ag Expo Takes Farm Fixes To New Heights
From UAVs and high-flying helicopters, to an elevated understanding of production, marketing, and farm management, the 9th annual industry event delivered. Read More
The Latest
Florida Ag Expo
February 16, 2016
Florida Growers Learn How To Win Over Lo…
Restaurants want fresh, safe, and well-handled produce. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
February 1, 2016
Alternative Crops Gaining More Attention…
Pomegranates, blackberries, and hops featured at the Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
January 1, 2016
Florida Growers Take Time To Talk Throug…
Major challenges in specialty crops the focus of Florida Ag Expo panel discussion. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
December 7, 2015
Gulf Coast Research And Education Center…
Ribbon cutting at Florida Ag Expo marks growth at facility. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 9, 2015
Pomp And Plenty Of Circumstance At The 1…
Milestone industry event sets the bar high for the next decade to come. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
October 1, 2015
Alternative Crops On The Menu At 10th An…
More growers are considering pomegranates, blackberries, and even hops. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 22, 2015
Florida Ag Expo, Gulf Coast Research And…
The industry event for the state's fruit and vegetable growers is turning 10 while the UF/IFAS Center is celebrating its 90th year of service. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 1, 2015
10th Annual Florida Ag Expo Field Tours …
There will be plenty to see and learn during the milestone event's exclusive field trials. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
August 1, 2015
Researchers To Put 3 Major Crop Threats …
Nematode, disease, and weed management on deck for the 10th annual Florida Ag Expo. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
March 1, 2015
Growers Get The Lowdown On Cooling Crops
Demonstration shows how hydrocooling can help get the most out of fruits and vegetables once harvested. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
February 1, 2015
More Farmers Plugging Into Social Media
UF Ag Econ students give tips on engaging consumers where they congregate online. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
January 16, 2015
Florida Growers Discuss Ideas To Address…
A grower panel discussion kicked off the program at the 2014 Florida Ag Expo. Moderated by Sonia Tighe of FFVA, a Read More
Florida Ag Expo
January 1, 2015
Growers Build Business Beyond Crop Yield…
A distinguished panel of producers use public forum to slice and dice barriers to success. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
December 5, 2014
New Crop Management Solutions Are Taking…
Unmanned aerial vehicles have potential to give growers and researchers an eye in the sky while helping keep feet on the ground. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
November 9, 2014
Florida Ag Expo Takes Farm Fixes To New …
From UAVs and high-flying helicopters, to an elevated understanding of production, marketing, and farm management, the 9th annual industry event delivered. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
October 1, 2014
Know How To Knock Back Nematodes
The 2014 Florida Ag Expo will provide critical tips in soilborne pest management. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 1, 2014
Food Safety Modernization Act Is On The …
Florida Ag Expo agenda to serve up important features of looming regulations. Read More
Florida Ag Expo
August 1, 2014
Field Research Vital To Growers’ S…
The 2014 Florida Ag Expo plot tours will focus on major production challenges and new varieties. Read More
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