A survey on the 2018 red tide event was conducted in 2020 for those in marine-dependent industries operating out of Charlotte, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Monroe, Pinellas and Sarasota counties.
Charter/for-hire businesses that ... READ MORE
A NIFA-funded, University of Florida-led project will develop a software for small- and medium-sized farms to calculate potential labor costs and weigh hiring decisions in terms of long- and short-term profitability.
The tool will be downloadable ... READ MORE
Mommy, Daddy, I want that candy bar. Can we get it? Please?
As a parent, you might acquiesce when your child suddenly asks you to buy an item or two at the supermarket. If you’re an impulse buyer, you’re likely to be swayed by those around ... READ MORE
Marketing in the digital era and post-Covid-19 has presented growers with new challenges that can be turned into opportunities.
A new program led by University of Florida researchers, faculty and Extension agents is bringing ... READ MORE
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
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Although direct payments to Americans have been utilized during previous economically challenging times – the last as part of the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 – never before had the world looked as it had in the spring ... READ MORE
As laborers return to the fields this fall in Florida, both unauthorized workers and those authorized to plant and pick crops through a guest worker visa are vulnerable to the coronavirus. In fact, an estimated 75% of Florida crop workers have ... READ MORE
University of Florida researchers want to hear from marine businesses impacted by the 2018 red tide event that occurred between October of 2017 and January of 2019.
Respondents will have until September 25 to complete the appropriate online ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers have opened the second round of surveys on COVID-19’s impact on the state’s agriculture and marine industries, intended to capture changes in operations for the first half of the year.
The ... READ MORE
IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- Kim Morgan is coming home, in a manner of speaking.
Morgan graduated from the University of Florida three times. Mostly recently, she began her position as an associate professor of food and resources economics for the ... READ MORE