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  • More than 90 Groves, Former Groves Sold in 2016
    More than 90 Florida citrus groves or former citrus groves were sold in 2016. Twenty four of the former groves are transitioning to other agriculture or to development. The sales are detailed in the Lay of the Land 2016 Market Report prepared by Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate (CBCSRE) in Lakeland. The report was […]
    Ernie Neff
  • Phil Stansly: Psyllid Slayer
    By Ernie Neff Gulf citrus growers had a CHMA (citrus health management area) before CHMAs were popular — even before they were called CHMAs! Phil Stansly, University of Florida (UF) entomology professor, is among those credited with organizing Florida’s first psyllid- and HLB-fighting CHMA. Others recognized for the achievement include Gulf Citrus Growers Association (GCGA), […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Miss Florida Citrus 2017 Crowned
    A new Miss Florida Citrus has been crowned. Paige Todd was shocked to hear her name called as the 2017 Miss Florida Citrus title winner on March 18. “I took a second because it didn’t quite get to my brain through my ears, but once it did, I was very excited,” Todd explained. Todd is […]
    Abbey Taylor

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Lauderdale County Junior Cattlemen Preparing Meals for Elderly
    Every Thursday, the Lauderdale County Junior Cattlemen’s Association is busy gathering and preparing full beef meals and hand delivering them to elderly, sick/shut in’s and widows/widowers in that county. Their focus has been on, but not limited to, retired farmers, cattlemen and their families. Brian Smith, with the Lauderdale County Cattlemen’s Association, says this is […]
  • USDA Funding to Provide Fellowships for Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced more than $5 million in grants for fellowship opportunities for undergraduate students at colleges and universities. These awards are made through NIFA’s Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduate (REEU) Fellowships program, part of the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative’s (AFRI) […]
  • National Chia Day
    Cathy Isom tells us about the tiny and powerful seed with the reputation for being one of the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Download National Chia Day Whenever you hear Chia, you might instantly think of those terra-cotta figurines that sprout greens in a matter of […]