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Category: Agriculture

FREE unwanted pesticide collection:OPERATION CLEANSWEEP 2014

Operation Cleansweep is a program offered by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) for collecting and disposing unwanted pesticides from commercial pesticide users – such as farms, ranches, nurseries, golf courses, pest… Read More

US. Secretary of Agriculture Visit to UF/IFAS Extension office in Miami-Dade County on 10/02/14

Tom Vilsack , the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture will visit the Agricultural community and for that reason, a meeting open to the Public and Media will be be hosted at the University of Florida (UF)/IFAS… Read More

Webinar: Pathogen Risk Mitigation through System Design and Irrigation Tools

Webinar:      Pathogen Risk Mitigation through System Design and Using Precision Irrigation Tools Date:                         Tuesday, 3 June, 2014, from Noon to 1:00 pm (Eastern) Presenter: Dr. John Lea-Cox, Professor and Nursery Extension Specialist Dept…. Read More

Overview of the Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Proposed Changes

Please join us on the WPS presentation and questions regarding the proposed changes of this federal law for agricultural workers and handlers. This second time will be offered to farm work community groups and public… Read More