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In the heart of Florida’s strawberry season, an expert explains why they’re so wonderful


February 2, 2022

When you think of February, you might dream of a Happy Valentine’s Day, roses and romance. If you live in central Florida, you might also want to buy the very best strawberries. Many local fields are rife with the red fruit. Wael Elwakil, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Breeding, Economic Impact, Featured, Fruit And Vegetable Production, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Harvest, Hillsborough County, Special Topics, Strawberries, Strawberry Season, Taste, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, Valentine's Day, Wael Elwakil

Florida’s food supply chain industries asked to share how they fared in 2020


February 18, 2021

Responses are sought from anyone who contributes to the food supply chain. Specifically, this is a call for responses from Florida businesses, but other responses are welcomed and will be assessed as part of a nationwide glimpse of COVID-19 ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agricultural Industry, Christa Court, Covid-19, Covid19, Economic Impact, Economic Impact Analysis Program, Food Supply Chain, Survey

Upcoming event: Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference 2021


January 28, 2021

The UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED) hosts a conference each spring to examine critical policy issues facing Florida agribusiness leaders and provide insights on economic factors that can inform business and policy decisions. As ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Events, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agribusiness, Covid-19, Economic Impact, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, Pandemic

UF study: Florida’s agricultural and natural resources industries remain strong since recession


July 17, 2013

Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Florida’s agriculture, natural resources and related food industries provided a $104 billion impact on the state in 2011 and have continued to improve since the 2008 recession, according to a new ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Forests, Livestock, UF/IFAS
Tags: Agriculture, Alan Hodges, Economic Impact, Food And Resource Economics, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Natural Resources, University Of Florida

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