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  • Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute Preview
    In a recent interview, Michael Rogers provided an in-depth preview of presentations scheduled for the April 2 Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute in Avon Park. Rogers is director of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ (UF/IFAS) Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred. Rogers said multi-county citrus Extension agents have been […]
    Ernie Neff
  • Miss Florida Citrus Pageant Is This Weekend
    Citrus industry members seeking a fun night out this weekend need look no further than the Miss Florida Citrus Pageant! Don’t miss your chance to welcome the newly crowned Miss Florida Citrus to the industry. Not only will she serve as a a key spokeswoman to represent the Florida citrus industry in a positive light, […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Hurricane Irma: Relief Update and Frustration
    Representatives of the Florida Division of Emergency Management (DEM) updated the Florida Citrus Commission Wednesday on Hurricane Irma reimbursements from the Citrus Recovery Block Grant. They heard from some commissioners concerned that growers have been waiting a long time for relief funds for the storm that hit Florida hard in September 2017. Commission Chairman Ellis […]
    Ernie Neff

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Conservation Easement Signup Underway in Florida
    It was announced last week that applications are now being accepted to fund agricultural easements in Florida. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides financial and technical assistance to conserve working lands and wetlands through two programs: Agricultural Land Easements and Wetland Reserve Easements. You have until April 25, 2019 to apply. Applications are available on the Florida NRCS […]
  • EQIP Signup Continues in Alabama
    USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Alabama reminds landowners the signup batching deadline for Fiscal Year 2019 funding through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is April 25, 2019. Special emphasis participants like socially disadvantaged, limited resource, and beginning farmers and ranchers are eligible for a higher payment rate, plus can receive up to […]
  • Growing Ginger for Food and Medicinal Purposes
    Cathy Isom has a few great tips about how, and why, to grow Ginger. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Ginger is famous for its culinary uses, but it has tons of medicinal properties as well. It’s useful for the relief of pain, nausea, and inflammation. Not to mention all of the ways […]