Category Archives: Agriculture

The Next Farm Bill

Several weeks back, the House Committee on Agriculture conducted a listening session at the University of Florida. This was an opportunity for farmers, ranchers and any other interested parties to make their voices heard. The Chairman along with 10 representatives … Continue reading

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Chef Vivian Howard Partners with the IRFC and IMPAC Seal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 9, 2017 Suzie Freedland International Member of the Precision Ag Community 863-844-4235 sfreedland@highcor.com Mulberry, FL – PBS Host, cookbook author, and restaurateur, Vivian Howard is partnering with the International Responsible Farming Council (IRFC) to promote the … Continue reading

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The Ward Scott Files Podcast

My friend and colleague Frankie Hall were honored to participate on the Ward Scott Files out of Gainesville, Florida. We talked about precision agriculture and how farmers and ranchers are lessening their environmental footprint. Scroll down the page to: 4-19-2017 … Continue reading

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IMPAC Takeover

On Tuesday, May 9th I was charged with generating content for @IMPACGrown on Twitter and Instagram. Our #TakeoverTuesday consisted of touring a Member of the House Ag Committee at two nursery operations in Apopka, Florida. Thank you AgriStarts and Costa … Continue reading

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Hillsborough County Young Farmers and Ranchers Saltwater Fishing Tournament

Join the Hillsborough County Young Farmers and Ranchers Inaugural Saltwater Fishing Tournament on Saturday July 22, 2017 out of Simmons Park, 2401 19th Ave NW, Ruskin, FL 33570. This event is being organized to raise funds to purchase FFA jackets … Continue reading

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Danny Kushmer Voted in as New Executive Director of IRFC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mulberry, April 26, 2017 – The International Responsible Farming Council has announced the appointment of Danny Kushmer as their new Executive Director. Previously, Kushmer served as Director of Environment, Restoration and Compliance for Highland Precision Ag. There, he was the … Continue reading

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Florida Ag Hall of Fame Invites Nominations

The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame, which honors those who have made significant contributions to agriculture, is accepting nominations for inductees. “We invite the agriculture community to nominate those who have demonstrated selfless dedication to advocacy and advances in agricultural … Continue reading

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An IMPAC Farmer

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Williston, Florida Grower Meeting

Brad Ehteridge of Etheridge Cattle Company hosted Highland Precision Ag and several growers in North Central Florida to learn more about precision agriculture and ways to improve water quality, reduce water use and lessen their environmental footprint. The meeting took … Continue reading

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Highland Hub to Launch at Sunbelt Ag Expo 2016

HPA Introduces New Online Farm Management Tool Highland Precision Ag will introduce its newest online farm management tool, Highland Hub at the Sunbelt Ag Expo, October 18-20 in Moultrie, Georgia. Highland Hub is an innovative technology tool that keeps track of regulatory information, … Continue reading

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