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The Many Benefits of Using the 4Rs

Explore the benefits of using the 4Rs.   Agriculture is an industry that is forever growing and changing, and farmers must keep up with those changes in order to be […]

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New Tool Promises to Combat P Fixation and Improve Efficiency

A new tool is aimed at fighting P fixation.   Growers are getting a new ally in the fight against Phosphorus fixation, called P fixation, according to an article on […]

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Looking to Grow You Cattle Herd? Try the Adams Ranch Annual Bull and Heifer Auction

Read about the Adams Ranch Annual Bull and Heifer cattle auction, the longest running cattle auction in Florida.   Florida is the oldest cattle state in the country, with cattle […]

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The 2017 Florida Ag Expo Set for November 8th

See the lineup at the 2017 Florida Ag Expo at the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research And Education Center.   The 2017 Florida Ag Expo is considered “Florida’s premier event for […]

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FL Dept of Citrus Calls for Grower Participation in Citrus Damage Survey

The FDOC need more citrus growers to fill out their Citrus Damage Survey.   Hurricane Irma created a great detail of damage to Florida’s citrus industry. To get a clear […]

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Options for Bird Control to Minimize Losses to Feed Storage

Explore bird control options to keep your profits from going to the birds.   Birds are a part of any landscape, but for many in agriculture, they present a problem. […]

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Save the Date: The Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

The 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting is fast approaching.   Those in Florida Ag are on their way to the 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. It’s the Florida […]

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Grower Questions USDA Citrus Forecast, But Remains Optimistic

Read a grower’s response to the first USDA Citrus Forecast and thoughts for the season.   In the first half of October, the first USDA Citrus Forecast came out, and […]

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Examining the First Florida Citrus Forecast of the Season

The first USDA citrus forecast has been released, and Florida industry leaders react.   The USDA released its first monthly citrus forecast for Florida citrus, and there are few good […]

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USDA Response to Florida Citrus Forecast Skepticism

Explore the USDA’s response to skepticism concerning the October Florida citrus forecast.   On October 12, like it always does, the USDA released the Florida citrus forecast (along with those […]

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USDA Declares Natural Disaster Designation for Florida Agricultural Damage

The USDA Ag Secretary declared 19 Florida counties a natural disaster due to agricultural damage from Hurricane Irma.   There seem to be few sectors of Florida ag that didn’t […]

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Details on the Irma Tax Relief Proposed for Florida Agriculture

See the details of Florida Representative Matt Caldwell‘s proposed tax relief plan aimed at helping Florida agriculture recover from Hurricane Irma.   Florida Representative Matt Caldwell recently announced a tax […]

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Cracker Cattle Could get Florida Designation

A proposal, if successful, would highlight Florida Cracker Cattle by making them Florida’s heritage cattle breed.   Representative MaryLynn Magar, a Republican out of Tequesta, proposed in September that Florida’s […]

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The Details of Gov. Scott’s Citrus Emergency Loan Program

Explore the particulars of Governor Rick Scott’s Citrus Emergency Loan Program.   Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Florida’s ag industry. Florida Ag Commissioner Adam Putnam recently placed the damage in […]

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USDA Offers Disaster Resources to Rural Development Borrowers

Affected by Hurricane Irma? USDA Rural Development has disaster resources for you and the community.   In response to damages caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, the USDA has […]

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Celebrate Florida’s Cowboy History with the Florida Ranch Rodeo

Don’t miss the Florida Ranch Rodeo, September 29th and 30th.   Hurricane Irma has put the Florida ag industry on edge, but the Florida Ranch Rodeo is just the thing […]

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Florida Citrus Mutual Calls for Hurricane Damage Reports by Citrus Growers

Florida citrus growers are urged to report damage from Hurricane Irma by September 21st.   A Citrus Industry article shared that Florida Citrus Mutual is calling on Florida citrus growers […]

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Florida’s Hurricane Irma Ag Reports: Not Good

As ag reports from different sectors in Florida roll in, it seems there are few areas that haven’t been affected by Hurricane Irma.   Ag reports continue to pour in […]

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Extension Advice for Strange Pests from Hurricane Irma

Evidently, hurricanes like Irma can bring strange pests for ag growers to deal with; see suggestions from an Extension agent.   Hurricane Irma raged through Florida September 10th, bringing water, […]

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Florida Citrus Industry “Hard Hit” by Hurricane Irma

Explore the damage Hurricane Irma has caused the Florida Citrus Industry.   Hurricane Irma swept up the state of Florida on the 10th of September, bringing with it a lot […]

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