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Category: Agribusiness

Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but recent limits on… Read More

Agritourism and COVID-19 Prevention

Many workplaces, schools, and social venues have been shut down. One thing remains: Everyone still needs to eat. It’s more critical than ever to keep domestic farming, ranching and associated food processing, packing, and distribution up and running,… Read More

Explore Local Farms and Foods for Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises Day

Written by Julia Soondar, Food Systems Intern, UF IFAS Extension- Osceola County On June 27th, Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Day will be celebrated for the second time, as declared by the United Nations. This day is… Read More

Insurance Considerations for Agricultural Operations

Every producer knows agriculture is a business with risks. Having the right insurance coverage can be the difference between sustaining your operation and literally losing the farm. This gives an overview of insurance considerations for agricultural operations. Insurance… Read More