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  • UF/IFAS Adds Fourth Citrus Nutrition Workshop
    Responding to strong grower interest, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) has added a fourth event to its roster of citrus nutrition workshops this fall. The event happens 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, at the UF/IFAS Extension Highlands County office in Sebring. For more information, visit […]
    Daniel Cooper
  • Putting Fresh Fruit to the Test
    Quality and shelf life were evaluated for new fresh mandarin and sweet orange selections. By Mark A. Ritenour, Cuifeng Hu, Yu Wang and Fernando Alferez New fresh citrus fruit selections continue to be developed and released by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In […]
    Tacy Callies
  • Steam Technique Can Spell Doom for Citrus Weeds
    Like many farmers nationwide, citrus growers are looking for any edge in their fight against weeds, and they’d rather use fewer chemicals to control the plants, says a University of Florida scientist. That’s because chemicals can get into groundwater, surface water and plants themselves. Weed scientist Ramdas Kanissery and his colleagues at the University of […]
    Daniel Cooper

RSS News From Southeast AgNet

  • State Approves Paying Sugar Grower to End Lease
    TALLAHASSEE (NSF-Oct. 22, 2019) — Florida will pay $2.4 million to a sugar grower as part of an effort to clean and shift water south from Lake Okeechobee through the Everglades. Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet — Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and Attorney General Ashley Moody — agreed […]
  • Peanut Supply and Disappearance
    Tyron Spearman looks at the factors affecting the latest peanut supply and disappearance numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The post Peanut Supply and Disappearance appeared first on Southeast AgNET.
  • NCBA Applauds Introduction of Livestock Risk Management and Education Act
    WASHINGTON (NCBA-Oct. 22, 2019) — Todd Wilkinson, South Dakota cattle producer and NCBA Policy Division Vice Chair, released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Livestock Risk Management and Education Act by U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.):  “NCBA applauds Representative Dusty Johnson’s introduction of the Livestock Risk Management and Education Act yesterday […]