Tagged flg-march2016

a blanket of 10 and 20 dollar bills
GenNext Growers
February 22, 2016
Farm Accounting Is A Lifelong Learning Experience
Strong business skills include more than just keeping a checkbook. Read More
screen capture of U.S. debt clock
Citrus
February 21, 2016
Time Is Running Out As National Debt Clock Ticks Away [Opinion]
Even at $19 trillion and counting, nobody seems to be taking this seriously. Read More
Abandoned citrus grove in Florida
Insect & Disease Update
February 20, 2016
Let’s Lay Waste To Florida’s Abandoned Citrus Groves
Program could help eliminate these havens of HLB bacteria and psyllids. Read More
Infographic from FFVA about the economic contribution of agriculture, natural resources, and food industries to the state of Florida
Citrus
February 19, 2016
Florida Growers Encouraged To Be Graphic For Better Public Relations
The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has created visual aids for growers seeking to educate the public on what they do. Read More
Downy mildew on lettuce
Disease Control
February 18, 2016
Downy Mildew Taking Bite Out Of South Florida Lettuce Crop
This winter's cool, damp spells of weather have aided the survival and spread of this disease. Read More
an illustration of a tornado of oranges surrounded by flat Stanlies
Varieties & Rootstocks
February 17, 2016
Progress Surrounding Citrus Being Sucked Into A Vacuum
An open dialogue is needed among Florida growers if knowledge is to be employed as a tool to enhance field operations. Read More
2015 Florida Ag Expo cooking demo
Florida Ag Expo
February 16, 2016
Florida Growers Learn How To Win Over Local Chefs
Restaurants want fresh, safe, and well-handled produce. Read More
fist full of dollars
Vegetables
February 14, 2016
Investing In Specialty Agriculture Research Is Money Well Spent
The future of farming commands savvy spending on programs steeped in sound science. Read More
Vincent "Zippy" Duvall
Citrus
February 13, 2016
5 Questions With The New American Farm Bureau President
Zippy Duvall weighs in on priority issues. Read More
storm clouds moving across a field
Citrus
February 12, 2016
There’s No Excuse For Farmers To Be Weather Unaware [Opinion]
Studies show if you're not watching the weather, you should be. Read More
John Lawson of Hyrdro Harvest Farms in Ruskin, FL
Berries
February 12, 2016
Central Florida Farm Goes Vertical To Capture ‘Buy Local’ Market
Hydro Harvest Farms in Ruskin has built a loyal following by serving and engaging the community. Read More
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Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More