(UF/IFAS) — When you meet Ajia Paolillo, you might think that everything old is new again. That’s because Paolillo, the new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension (UF/IFAS) citrus agent for DeSoto, Hardee and Manatee counties, leans heavily on the experience of faculty colleagues from previous experiences. “I learned so much […]
By Clint Thompson Citrus greening disease is not yet a problem in Georgia. Jonathan Oliver, University of Georgia (UGA) assistant professor and small fruits pathologist, wants to keep it that way. The disease that has impacted citrus production in Florida for more than a decade has only been observed in backyard plantings in Georgia. However, […]
Recently, I came across an old letter A.F. Camp wrote to John T. Lesley in 1979. I thought it was so interesting that I shared it with the members of the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame Selection Committee. I wanted them to think about how hard things were “back in the day” in considering the […]
Here in the United States we celebrated Presidents Day on Monday. Today, Tyron Spearman has a story about two past Presidents who were involved in the peanut industry. The post Peanuts and Presidents appeared first on Southeast AgNET.
For more than two years now, the Florida Beef Council (FBC) has been working with registered dietician Sarah Krieger. She has been helping promote the beef message to consumers across the state. With February being Heart Month, Krieger is working to get the message out to consumers about leaner cuts of beef. The post Promoting […]
Last month, head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Resources Conservation Service(NRCS) updated a House Ag subcommittee on progress in implementing programs connected to the 2018 Farm Bill. And NRCS Chief Matt Lohr told Southeast AgNet that it’s been an exciting year. And NRCS recently announced that sign up is underway for their […]