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Berries
September 12, 2017
Longtime American Fruit Grower Columnist Charlie O’Dell Dies
“The Ole Crow,” as he called himself, passed away unexpectedly at home in Virginia at the age of 82. Read More
Orie Lee, 2015 Citrus Achievement Award winner
Citrus
May 15, 2017
Florida Citrus Innovator Passes Away at 90
Orie Lee spent half his life cultivating the industry he cared deeply for. Read More
John Merritt
Citrus
February 15, 2017
Florida Citrus Community Loses Longtime Leader to Leukemia
John Merritt, known as an innovative grower and staunch industry advocate, was 60. Read More
George H. Wedgworth
Citrus
November 17, 2016
Florida Farming, Sugarcane Pioneer Passes Away At 88
George H. Wedgworth founded and led the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida for 50 years. Read More
sun setting amid the clouds
Citrus
November 19, 2015
Two Florida Orange Juice Executives Die In Helicopter Crash
The men were on a grove scouting trip in Nicaragua. Read More
Pacific Tomato Growers packinghouse in Palmetto, FL
Tomatoes
October 9, 2015
Longtime South Florida Tomato Producer Passes At 83
Nathan Esformes, co-founder of Pacific Tomato Growers, succeeded in the agriculture industry for more than 60 years. Read More
Crisafulli Groves sign in Merritt Island, FL
Citrus
June 5, 2015
Crisafulli Citrus Matriarch Passes Away At 98
Josephine Crisafulli Ramshur spent the majority of her life caring for the groves that carry her family name. Read More
Citrus
January 19, 2015
Former Florida Citrus Packers Leader Passes Away Unexpectedly
Richard Kinney was a longtime liason and champion for the industry. Read More
sun setting amid the clouds
Citrus
December 31, 2014
Indian River Citrus Icon Passes Away At 95
Dan Richardson was known for making a positive impact in the industry and local community. Read More
Vegetables
November 21, 2014
Former Harris Seeds Co. CEO, Per Jensen, Passes At 85
A passion for plants defined longtime industry influencer. Read More
Citrus
October 17, 2014
Legendary Florida Citrus Grower And Advocate Passes
Joe L. Davis Sr. will be remembered for his straight talk and sage advice. Read More
Vegetables
June 11, 2014
Produce Industry Giant Passes Away
Jon Vessey, 70, of Vessey and Company in California passes away after a battle with cancer. Read More
Tomatoes
May 15, 2014
Legendary Florida Tomato Grower Passes Away
Dewey Gargiulo, 84, focused on branding high-quality tomatoes. Read More
Citrus
February 19, 2014
Longtime University Of Florida Citrus Economist Passes Away
Ron Muraro made his mark helping growers build sound budgets. Read More
Farm Management
January 27, 2013
In Memoriam: Doyle Conner Left A Lasting Legacy For Florida Agriculture
In December, our state lost a great Floridian with the passing of Doyle Conner. The youngest Speaker of the House 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