Farm Safety Day is designed for farmers and farm workers to receive an annual review of safety practices. Starting at 8 am workers and handlers will receive their required annual Worker Protection Standards (WPS) training in either English… Read More
Category: Farm Management
Please see 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 2019.
It’s hot out. Sweltering. Rainy. But it’s also time to plan for cooler temperatures and relief from the daily downpour. It’s time to plan the fall garden. In Florida, we have two vegetable planting seasons. The warm weather… Read More
As a child I would sometimes watch a show that my parents watched when they were children too. They spoke about this show as though it was an inevitable future; flying cars and robot maids. If you haven’t… Read More
Though freezing weather isn’t a common occurrence here, it does happen. Here are a few tips on dealing with livestock in colder weather. At the onset of cooler weather, animals feel more frisky and energetic. If riding a… Read More
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