Tag Archives: Agriculture

Environmental Agriculture Leadership

The 2017 Agricultural Environmental Leadership Awards were presented by Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam to the following recipients during the 2017 Florida Farm Bureau Annual Conference. Speedling Inc. Florida Blue Farms Cindale Farms Congratulations to all three recipients, this is … Continue reading

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Research on heat-tolerant corn wins award

UF/IFAS-led team wins national recognition for their research on field corn. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Field corn is one of the world’s most important cereal grains, and efforts to develop new heat-tolerant varieties of this crop have earned national recognition for … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irma agriculture relief programs

Thank you Gene McAvoy Vice President National Association of County Agricultural Agents County Extension Director Regional Vegetable Agent IV UF/IFAS Hendry County Extension PO Box 68 LaBelle, Florida 33935 University of Florida 863-674-4092 office gmcavoy@ifas.ufl.edu     The damage from … Continue reading

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Follow IMPAC on YouTube

Click the IMPAC logo to subscribe to our YouTube Channel:   Danny Kushmer

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Join the “Field to Fork” Conversation

Join the “Field to Fork” conversation with Chef Vivian Howard. She talks with Sweet Life Farms and shares her mouthwatering Pork Shoulder Steaks in Red Curry-Braised Watermelon recipe. @IMPACGrown  

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IRFC Votes in New Chair

ORLANDO (August 31, 2017)  – International Responsible Farming Council (IRFC) elected Jessica Jennewein as the chair during the August meeting in Orlando, Florida. Jennewein received her undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida in Environmental Science and Public Relations. She went on to complete … Continue reading

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2003 Editorial Re-posted from the Tampa Bay Business Journel

Tampa Bay Business Journal Don’t gripe with your mouth full May 19, 2003, 12:00am EDT Guest Opinion by Danny Kushmer Who is “Big Sugar?” The ads running on television and radio would have you believe “Big Sugar” is some monstrous … 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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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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