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  • California Growers Face New Contractor Rules
    Citrus growers in California need to reevaluate their working relationships with independent contractors to ensure they follow new state regulations that redefine who is an independent contractor. Signed by California Gov. Newsom last fall, the new rules state that any worker is an employee unless the hiring entity can demonstrate that the worker is an […]
    Len Wilcox
  • UF Researchers Study Drone Use in Citrus
    In the latest All In For Citrus Podcast, Yiannis Ampatzidis, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering, discusses new studies in drone technology applications for agriculture. Citrus growers can currently use drones to find out how many trees live in their groves, and they soon […]
    Len Wilcox
  • Citrus Growers Can Call for Frost Protection Information
    (UF/IFAS) — Just one freeze could cripple much of Florida’s citrus crop. It happened 30 years ago. Chris Oswalt, a multi-county commercial citrus agent for University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension, remembers the frost-bitten evenings. Christmas 1983, January 1985 and Christmas 1989 marked three of the worst citrus freezes in […]
    Daniel Cooper

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • Weekly Livestock Market Report Week Ending 12-06-19
    Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended December 06, 2019, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended December 06, 2019, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 18,400 head compared […]
  • New Campaign to Sell U.S. Peanuts in Japan
    Efforts are underway to sell more U.S. peanuts in Japan. Tyron Spearman has the story. The post New Campaign to Sell U.S. Peanuts in Japan appeared first on Southeast AgNET.
  • November 2019 Dairy Market Report
    (NMPF) — The recent upsurge in dairy prices is forcefully showing up in data, with many of the most recently announced and reported key milk and dairy prices achieving their highest prices in nearly five years. The September U.S. average all-milk price was the highest since December 2014, as was the October AMS survey price […]