Stone fruit is a term used for fruit like peaches, nectarines, and cherries that have a single seed or “stone” in them. All of these fruit normally require a much greater cold period in the winter to properly… Read More
Here’s few tips to consider before you get started. There’s a lot to know, but you can learn it in advance to diving in. This will prevent you from making costly mistakes. Have a Business Plan Create a… Read More
Thanks to all our partners who helped make the first ever Central Florida Food Systems Tour on February 2nd, 2018 a huge success! The tour focused on the entire food system from production to processing, including marketing, distribution, accessibility… Read More
Please see the below for important information regarding the Operation Cleansweep program from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. This program has been funded through the end of 2018.
The UF/IFAS Dept. of Food & Resource Economics is hosting the 3rd Annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference at the UF/IFAS MREC, Apopka, FL, on February 21st from 9 am – 4 pm. You’ll be able to network… Read More
Beef production is a very fragmented and segregated industry. Unlike many production industries beef production has many different layers, each with its own risks. The state of Florida is known for its commercial or cow-calf production. These are… Read More