Tag Archives: Agriculture

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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Remembering our Ag Roots on Independence Day

Gene McAvoy, County Extension Director Regional Vegetable Agent IV UF/IFAS Hendry County Extension LaBelle, Florida 33935 Farm Policy Facts Jun 30, 2016 It is the season of summer trips and for many that includes a journey to Washington, D.C., especially this … Continue reading

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Washington Post Article on GMO’s by Joel Achenbach

107 Nobel laureates sign letter blasting Greenpeace over GMOs By Joel Achenbach June 30 While Greenpeace and other organizations oppose genetically engineered food, more than 100 Nobel laureates are taking a stand on the side of GMOs. Here’s a look … Continue reading

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Nominate Someone for the Florida Ag Hall of Fame

The Florida Ag Hall of Fame has honored 144 inductees since 1980.  These individuals’ contributions to agriculture have helped advance the industry and ensure it continues to thrive. Their tireless, unselfish efforts to promote and protect Florida’s greatest industry are … Continue reading

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Support the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame

Become a Supporting Member Today! The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame honors men and women who have made lasting contributions to agriculture in this state and to mentoring of our youth, who represent the future of agriculture in Florida. on … Continue reading

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Sustainability Story

Are you a grower or rancher with a sustainability story? Many are. Growers and ranchers continually look for ways to improve their yield and at the same time look for better ways to conserve “all” natural resources like soil and … Continue reading

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NOAA’s 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook

By Jean Vivola WGAL.com Jun 01, 2016 Every year, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issue a seasonal outlook for the Atlantic hurricane season. Hurricane season officially begins on June 1 and ends November 30. 2016 Atlantic … Continue reading

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Farm Worker Wages Increased in Florida

Do You Pay Your Farm Workers $12.75 Per Hour? By Ben Potter Social Media and Innovation Editor AgWeb.com June 1, 2016 Farm and ranch workers make the most in Hawaii and the least in the Delta, according to NASS. According to … Continue reading

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