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.
Category: Farm Management
Everyone is concerned about produce safety. The need to understand and work to reduce the risks of microbial contamination of produce should be important to all farms. Growers are required to be more involved in the safety of… Read More
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