BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Lettuce is one of the top ten vegetables cultivated in the United States and for good reason. Romaine, iceberg, leaf and butterhead types of lettuce are staples in refrigerators around the world. Used as… Read More
Do you want the opportunity to learn from professionals and hear from key UF researchers, all from the comfort of your home? Here are five grand events from FDACS, FNGLA, and other CEUs. Check out any of the… Read More
Kim Shugar, Deputy Director of the Office of Agricultural Water Policy with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) was the second speaker of the 2020 Virtual Ag BMP Summit. She discussed what the FDACS Best… Read More
By Maria Portelos-Rometo and Sarah Bostick UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County Recently, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services temporarily changed some of the rules about eggs. These changes are part of a statewide effort to make sure… Read More
As we try to navigate through these trying times, it is important to know where to access the information we need. Below is a list of links to COVID-19 resource pages for several Florida ag industry groups. All… Read More
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Last week, before Dorian even reached hurricane status, the University of Florida’s faculty network throughout the state began setting long-planned storm preparation and recovery steps into action. “There is not a county or area in… Read More
Please see below for important information regarding the Operation Cleansweep program from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. This program has been funded through the end of 2019.
By Mike Loizzo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is funding a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences project to create a new mobile responsive website with an interactive… Read More