Tagged flg-dec2016

Florida Everglades swamp
Leafy Vegetables
December 21, 2016
BMPs Key to South Florida Water Quality Success
Growers, researchers working to reduce phosphorus loads in Everglades Ag Area. Read More
Low-volume center pivot irrigation at Jones Potato Farm in Florida
Farm Management
December 1, 2016
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. Read More
2016 Florida Ag Expo tomato variety field tour
CEU Series
December 1, 2016
CEU Series: Back A United Front To Fight And Defeat Pests
Coordination and integration are key factors to any successful crop protection battle plan. Read More
Cut sugarcane in South Florida
November 23, 2016
Strength Of Sugar Fuels South Florida Economy [Opinion]
The Sunshine State's sugar industry employs more than 14,000 people and has an annual income of more than $800 million with a total direct and indirect economic impact of greater than $3 billion. Read More
Sugarcane variety CP 09-1952
November 21, 2016
7 Sweet Releases In Florida Sugarcane
New cultivars focus on disease resistance and yield. Read More
Adam Putnam speaking at the 2016 FFVA Annual Conference
November 21, 2016
Insight Welcome On Florida Agriculture’s State Of The Industry
Poorly thought-out government policies loom as a major threat that prevents Florida farmers and ranchers from feeding a hungry world. Read More
Rhizoctonia Root Rot
Disease Control
November 20, 2016
Rhizoctonia Pathogen A Major Bane To Beans
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this vegetable disease. Read More
One World Challenge wall at the University of Florida
GenNext Growers
November 19, 2016
Agriculture’s Next Generation Aiming To Save The World
University Of Florida program puts feeding a rapidly growing population in the hands of students. Read More
7-6-27 mandarin hybrid orange
Varieties & Rootstocks
November 18, 2016
Florida Citrus Connecting The Dots On Promising New Selections
From modern mandarins, to the latest allure of lemons, progression is palpable. Read More
South Florida farmland
November 17, 2016
How Soil Type Affects Land Values
Sand, loam, and muck all offer something different when setting property prices. Read More
Alan Jones takes a ride around Jones Potato Farm
Business Planning
November 17, 2016
Financial Flux Forcing Extra Groundwork For U.S. Growers
With challenging issues afoot, it’s not too early to start thinking about policies and funding implications surrounding the next Farm Bill. Read More
Alan Jones standing in a potato field
Nutrient Management
November 16, 2016
Protecting Agriculture’s Future A Win-Win For Florida Farmer
Making good use of data and a focus on efficiency are critical in sustainable agricultural operations. Read More
November 9, 2016
It’s Time To Turn The Page On Election 2016 [Opinion]
Mr. Trump has the White House and Republicans have the Congress. They are in a position to lead, and they must. Read More
Hurricane Matthew satellite image as it brushed past Florida
October 28, 2016
How To Handle A Hurricane? Lots Of Luck, Even More Skill [Opinion]
Florida growers have been knocked down before only to come back stronger. That same resolve is alive and well after Matthew. Read More
The Latest
June 28, 2017
Robert Sakata Talks About Water
The Colorado grower discusses how water issues have changed which crops they grow where, and raises the idea of leasing water rights during droughts replacing crop income. Read More
June 28, 2017
Last Chance for New Operations to Sign U…
The Census of Agriculture, which takes place every five years, guides federal, state, and county level decisions on policies affecting growers. Read More
June 28, 2017
Don’t Just Survive. Make Your Farm Stron…
I want to be more like the team at Navajo Agricultural Products Industry. When disaster hit in 2016, they not only moved fast to survive a month on two weeks' water, they assessed the operation and began making changes. Read More
June 28, 2017
Felony Charges in Beehive Thefts
The men accused of heading up an operation to steal and re-sell beehives, Pavel Tveretinov and Vitaliy Yeroshenko, 48, have Read More
Apples & Pears
June 28, 2017
Apple Tree Insurance Program Being Devel…
U.S. Apple Association working with AgriLogic Consulting, LLC and USDA Risk Management Agency to offer new risk management option which takes into effect weather damage and fire blight loses. Read More
June 28, 2017
Researchers Studying Spotted Wing Drosop…
Building on previous research, MSU doctorate fine-tunes the solutions which pique the fruit files’ interest. Read More
June 27, 2017
Label Expanded for Low-Volatility, Water…
Fight against Huanglongbing gets new weapon as Abamex label now includes citrus, grapes, pome, stone fruit, and strawberries. Read More
June 27, 2017
Cornell Announces 2017 Lake Ontario Frui…
Tour will highlight training systems, chemical thinning, invasive pests, and more. Read More
June 27, 2017
Study Zeroes in on Sweet Spot for Florid…
Taste test proves farmers, marketers, and parents should be cognizant of kids’ consumer clout. Read More
June 27, 2017
New Program Highlights Bee-Friendly Farm…
A new certification program enables growers to show consumers they are farming in ways that benefit bees. The Bee Better Certified program Read More
June 27, 2017
Florida Citrus Industry Annual Conferenc…
Education program focuses on managing the disease with available tools and tactics. Read More
Farm Management
June 27, 2017
Lipman’s Kent Shoemaker: Sustainab…
Nearly seven years ago, not long after being hired by the Lipman family, my wife and I attended an event Read More
June 26, 2017
Washington Grape Grower Battles New Thre…
Apples, cherries, and pears are also threatened by Tobacco Ringspot Virus, a pathogen never before seen in Washington state. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 26, 2017
Cosmic Changes Coming in Apple Productio…
‘Cosmic Crisp’ is an apt moniker for Washington’s new apple, because the changes coming to the industry are immense Read More
Crop Protection
June 25, 2017
Study Suggests Closer-Proximity Lures He…
Research shows single-trap locations are not as effective as those kept close together. Read More
GenNext Growers
June 24, 2017
Find the Food Safety Apps That Are Right…
There are a lot of choices available for growers. We’ve sifted through them to help figure out which ones will best suit you. Read More
Apples & Pears
June 23, 2017
Take Advantage of Technology to Help Man…
Expert farm advisers provide several options for apple orchard management decisions. Read More
June 22, 2017
Technology Boom Boosting Farm Life to a …
Whether it is human genetics or genetics applied to plants, knowledge is growing at a dizzying pace. Read More