The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act became law on March 27, 2020. The $2 trillion relief package includes various provisions to help small businesses and agriculture.
Small Business Assistance
The U.S. Senate Committee ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE
As we close out the year and take time to gather with friends and family to celebrate holidays, it’s a natural time for reflecting on all that we are thankful for.
Giving and receiving gifts are likely on the minds of many and it’s a ... READ MORE
Did you know certain foods can be prepared in a home kitchen and sold direct to consumer without needing a certified kitchen?
Learn more about how to produce cottage foods, such as jams and jellies, during the Canning Under the Cottage Food ... READ MORE
Hugh Fred Dietrich III and his family owns Dietrich’s Flying D Ranch in Orlando, Florida. Dietrich is one of three winners for this year’s Innovative Farmer Award. Congratulations!!
The ranch is a 600 acres family operation that was established ... READ MORE
Steve Crump runs Vo-LaSalle Farms, a truly diversified farm in Volusia County producing 110 acres of citrus (65 of them are owned and 45 managed), 1 acre of verti-gro vegetables, 22 acres of beef cattle pasture, 45 acres of bermuda hay and ... READ MORE
Farmer Ken Ryan runs Herban Gardens in North Fort Myers, Florida. He is one of three winners for this year's Innovative Farmer Award. Congratulations!!
Ken is passionate about growing high quality food plants. His North Fort Myers farm has ... READ MORE
We interviewed Chef Tony Donnelly while meeting with him and the great team of Osceola Heritage Park, in final preparations for the conference.
He shared with us his views about the upcoming Small Farms Conference and the local food systems. ... READ MORE
Meet Jim Ewing, the moderator for a session called "Soil Health in the Subtropics and Tropics," at this year's conference. Do not miss this great organic & sustainable-track session!
Jim Ewing is an award-winning journalist, author and ... READ MORE
Jackman Cane and Cattle Company is a family-owned ranching company that operates 15 miles south of Clewiston, Fla., and has been raising cattle in South Florida for five generations.
In 2002, Jackman Cattle added Japanese Black Wagyu bulls ... READ MORE