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Free business-planning, tax management workshop for farmers and ranchers at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade


June 3, 2024

Operating an agribusiness such as a farm or ranch successfully requires strong financial skills to ensure profitability and sustainability. Agribusiness managers can enhance their business operations by filing tax returns that take advantage ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, , Conservation, Farm Management, Livestock, Money Matters, Professional Development, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agribusiness, Business Planning, Derek Farnsworth, Farm, Farm Loan Program, Farm Service Agency, Financial Statements, Food And Resource Economics, Heirs, Ranch, Succession Plans, Taxes, Tropical Research And Education Center, USDA Programs, Workforce Development
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Food and Resource Economics Alumnus Robert Behr inducted into Florida Citrus Hall of Fame 


May 15, 2024

For his decades-long contributions to the Florida Citrus industry as a grower, economic analyst and leader for the grower’s cooperative Florida’s Natural, UF Food and Resource Economics (FRE) alumnus Robert Behr was recently inducted into ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops
Tags: Florida Citrus, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Alumni, Food And Resource Economics Awards
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Jared Gars receives an Archer Early Career Grant to explore consumer response to antibiotics and other food technologies.


April 23, 2024

As we have seen through the impact of citrus greening on the Florida Orange industry, plant disease outbreaks pose a dangerous threat to sustainability, food security, and grower livelihoods. However, finding a scientific solution is only half ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Research
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Weizhe Weng receives Archer Early Career Grant to explore potential economic and health impacts of nitrate pollution on drinking water. 


April 23, 2024

To protect water users from potential health risks, it is important to understand what risk exists and how they may differ across geographic locations and water systems. Weizhe Weng, an assistant professor of the University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Research

Conference to examine policy issues facing agribusiness leaders


March 14, 2024

This year's Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference will examine critical policy issues facing agribusiness leaders and provide valuable economic insights to help stakeholders make informed business and policy decisions. The conference ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Farm Bill, Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference, Food And Resource Economics, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Lisa House, Research, Robert Gilbert, Senate Agriculture Committee, Suzanne Thornsbury, Water
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Handling Hydrilla: How UF Research Helps Reveal Stakeholder Preferences for Invasive Aquatic Species Management


February 28, 2024

This post was written by guest author Gabriela Rodriguez With their serene waters, Florida’s freshwater bodies are vital to Florida’s natural ecosystem and all who enjoy it. However, the management of hydrilla has become a growing concern ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Aquatic Invasive Plants, Food And Resource Economics, Hydrilla Management, Invasive Species, National Invasive Species Awareness Week

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