Florida Grower December 2016

Dec. 2016 Florida Grower magazine cover

In This Issue

Florida Farmers Are Good For The Environment

All three recipients of this year’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Awards are proof of agriculture’s longstanding commitment to conserving the Sunshine State’s precious natural resources.

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GenNext Growers
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How to Make Dollars and Sense of Today&#…
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May 20, 2017
Short on Water, Florida Growers Know How…
Through drought, smoke and brush fires, it’s plain to see you farmers have been doing your part to conserve and preserve one of our most precious resources. Read More
May 20, 2017
USDA Creates Undersecretary for Trade
Reorganization puts trade, farm production as top priorities for the agency. Read More
May 19, 2017
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While some feeding habits have been recognized, there’s still a learning curve with this enigmatic invasive pest. Read More
May 19, 2017
Representatives Introduce Bill to Boost …
As organic production continues to grow, legislators seek to boost research funding, which has remained stagnant for many years. Read More
Citrus Achievement Award
May 18, 2017
Meet the 2017 Florida Grower Citrus Achi…
Cheers to Ed Pines for putting the positive back in citrus. Read More
GenNext Growers
May 18, 2017
Five Delegates to Represent U.S. at Yout…
More than 1,000 applied as delegates to help tackle global food security challenge at international event. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
May 18, 2017
Unique Citrus Variety Standing Up to Dea…
University of Florida researchers are peeling back the layers to find out what’s helping specific mandarin hybrid hold serve against HLB. Read More
May 17, 2017
11 of the Latest Cucumber Varieties You …
Browse this slideshow for more information on 11 cucumber varieties you need to know about from the nation’s leading seed breeders Read More
May 16, 2017
First California Red Scale Aerosol Matin…
EPA, California officials grant Semios approval of pheromone pest control solution for widespread citrus problem. Read More
May 16, 2017
Another Record California Almond Crop Fo…
Bearing acreage officially hits the million mark, though per-acre yields are off from 2016. Read More
May 16, 2017
EPA Seeks States’ Input On Waters of the…
As the agency considers scaling back the water rule, states are asked to define protected waters. Read More
May 15, 2017
Grower Comments on Pyrethroids Being Sou…
Comment period on popular class of insecticides opens today. Read More
Apples & Pears
May 15, 2017
U.S. Apple Board Member Stresses Labor R…
Michigan apple grower says agriculture’s future depends on Farm Bill funding. Read More
May 15, 2017
Florida Citrus Innovator Passes Away at …
Orie Lee spent half his life cultivating the industry he cared deeply for. Read More
May 15, 2017
Drought Conditions Deepen Across Central…
Water Shortage Warning Order expanded to all counties within St. Johns River Water Management District. Read More
Crop Protection
May 14, 2017
Springtail Is an Unexpected Vegetable Pe…
One springtail species is targeting germinating seeds, impacting seedling growth. Read More
May 13, 2017
Considering Cover Crops? Find Out Which …
What is most effective in suppressing weeds and increasing yield — no till cover crop, row till, or conventional till? Read More