Farm Management Stories
FruitsWhat USDA Local Food Directory Is Right For Your Business?
May 1, 2015
According to the USDA’s Local Food Directories, there are specific definitions for farmers’ market, on-farm market, CSA, and food hub. Read More
Erin Pirro, Farm Credit East
FruitsBudget Wisely For Big Projects On The Farm
May 1, 2015
Knowing exact costs and anticipating the unexpected will go a long way in helping execute capital projects. Read More
Plato the Publixaurus
Citrus1 Million Promos And Counting Pump Up Florida Farmers
April 30, 2015
Supermarket stalwart Publix pushes Fresh From Florida fare at record level. Read More
Farm ManagementRemembering Ag’s Labor Needs [opinion]
April 30, 2015
Everybody is talking about the drought, and rightfuly so, but there’s another potential problem looming that could impact growers all over Read More
FruitsSupport The Future Of The Fruit Industry With An IFTA Young Grower Scholarship
April 30, 2015
Help more young fruit growers attend important industry events, such as the International Fruit Tree Association’s annual conference. Read More
University of California-Davis
CitrusWorld’s Best Agriculture Colleges Ranking Revealed
April 29, 2015
Annual report card distinguishes which schools are excelling by subject area. Read More
CitrusTrimble Acquires HarvestMark To Assist With Food Traceability And Quality Control
April 28, 2015
The goals of the acquisition ato provide more benefits to producers, add value to distribution centers, and provide a tool for tracking products in the food industry. Read More
MarketingVidalia Onion Committee Kicks Off “V Is For Vidalia” Marketing Campaign
April 28, 2015
Promotion focuses on the benefits of Vidalia onions to younger consumers via digital and social media activities. Read More
Food SafetyFood Company Agrees To Stop Producing Contaminated Sprouts
April 27, 2015
On April 22, 2015, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois entered a consent decree of Read More
Apple Grower of the YearTerhune Orchards Celebrates 40th Anniversary
April 24, 2015
It’s a Mount-u-mental celebration for the 2005 Apple Grower Of The Year and family. Read More
Havana, Cuba view
CitrusRenewed Relations With Cuba A Concern For Florida Growers [Opinion]
April 23, 2015
It might be said Sunshine State producers are worried if wider trade is opened as the potential for competing winter crops is real. Read More
Natalie Parkell and Kevin Osburn of Vertical Horizon Farms
CitrusSmall Family Farms Can Survive [Opinion]
April 17, 2015
It is reassuring amid the corporate climate the agriculture industry has experienced in more recent times that there is still room for the little guy, and — more importantly — a need. Read More
The Latest
Lightning
CitrusWet Season Off To Extremely Early Start In South Florid…
May 1, 2015
Some areas saw more than 200% above-average rainfall during April. Read More
Farm ManagementRemembering Ag’s Labor Needs [opinion]
April 30, 2015
Everybody is talking about the drought, and rightfuly so, but there’s another potential problem looming that could impact growers all over Read More
University of California-Davis
CitrusWorld’s Best Agriculture Colleges Ranking Revealed
April 29, 2015
Annual report card distinguishes which schools are excelling by subject area. Read More
CitrusTrimble Acquires HarvestMark To Assist With Food Tracea…
April 28, 2015
The goals of the acquisition ato provide more benefits to producers, add value to distribution centers, and provide a tool for tracking products in the food industry. Read More
Havana, Cuba view
CitrusRenewed Relations With Cuba A Concern For Florida Growe…
April 23, 2015
It might be said Sunshine State producers are worried if wider trade is opened as the potential for competing winter crops is real. Read More
Natalie Parkell and Kevin Osburn of Vertical Horizon Farms
CitrusSmall Family Farms Can Survive [Opinion]
April 17, 2015
It is reassuring amid the corporate climate the agriculture industry has experienced in more recent times that there is still room for the little guy, and — more importantly — a need. Read More
CitrusForecasters Predict Historically Weak Atlantic Hurrican…
April 9, 2015
Extended range outlook cites El Niño as culprit in what could be one of the least active seasons in recent memory. Read More
One World Challenge Wall
CitrusToday’s Youth Set To Sustain The World [Opinion]
April 9, 2015
A select group of University of Florida students are thinking of innovative ways to meet the challenges of supporting 9+ billion people on Earth by 2050. Read More
CitrusRainfall Relief Welcomed Across South Florida
April 3, 2015
Below-average precipitation for the region during March helps lower high water levels from what has been a rather wet Dry Season. Read More
Farm ManagementUSDA Awards $31 Million In Grants To Help SNAP Particip…
April 1, 2015
Funding supports programs that help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program afford healthy foods. Read More
Farm ManagementHow To Save Money In Your Garden
April 1, 2015
Utah State University Cooperative Extension explains how you can save a bundle. Read More
Farm ManagementLocation Is King When Marketing
March 31, 2015
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School marketing professor David Bell was being interviewed on my local NPR station about his recently Read More
Richard Jones
Farm ManagementDon’t Burn Out This Spring
March 30, 2015
Finding ways to limit stress will benefit both you and your business. Read More
CitrusProposed Farm Bill Provision To Limit Payments To Non-F…
March 25, 2015
USDA has proposed a new rule which would limit payment to those who are only actively engaged in farming. Read More
CitrusReport: Family Farms Are Still Backbone Of U.S. Agricul…
March 17, 2015
USDA reports that 97% of all U.S. farms are family-owned. Read More
defending agriculture; GMOs; farm innovation
Farm ManagementDefending Innovation Has Become Full-Time Job For Agric…
March 16, 2015
Florida Grower editor Frank Giles says the notion that laying out facts in defense of science somehow constitutes a grand conspiracy should give us all pause. Read More
high-technology
Farm ManagementKeeping Tabs On Technology Crucial To Your Business [Op…
March 13, 2015
There is plenty of outside-the-box thinking being used today to solve longstanding problems. Are you up to speed? Read More
CitrusWhy Honesty Is The Best Policy When Working With The Pu…
March 13, 2015
While at the recent Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention held in Hershey, PA, I sat in on a panel discussion Read More