By Adam N. Rabinowitz and Christa Court On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as a Category 5 hurricane, with peak, sustained winds estimated at 160 mph. It was the strongest hurricane on… Read More
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UF/IFAS Report: 2016-17 Citrus Season Saw Smaller Harvest, But Higher Prices Cushioned Impact on Growers
By Tom Nordlie GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Higher prices offset production declines during Florida’s 2016-17 citrus growing season and so the industry’s overall economic contributions changed little from 2015-16, according to a new report from economists with the University… Read More
By Tom Nordlie GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hurricane Michael devastated coastal communities along the Florida Panhandle but the storm also caused significant agricultural crop losses well inland, as shown by a new report from the University of Florida Institute… Read More
Calling all Florida beef cattle ranchers and dairy farm operators – University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences economists want to document your importance to the state, and need your help to do it.