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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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National GMO Labeling Law

Update…….. Senate passes GMO food labeling bill 63-30 Christopher Doering, cdoering@gannett.com11:14 p.m. CDT July 7, 2016 Read full story at The Des Moines Register   ### In my current position and as a former farmer I have an understanding of … Continue reading

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Highland Precision Ag Blog

For the latest information on precision agriculture and farmers reducing their environmental footprint, follow Highland Precision Ag’s blog at: http://news.highlandprecisionag.com/ Another great resource to follow is http://www.farmcpatoday.com/ Danny Kushmer  

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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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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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UNVEILED

I am excited to announce my new role as Director of Environment, Restoration, & Compliance with Highland Precision Ag (HPA). You have heard it said: Once in our life we will need a doctor, a lawyer, a police officer and … Continue reading

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US Announces the Upcoming Federal Drone Registry: Register or Face ‘Consequences’

Re-Blogged from PetaPixel Published on October 19, 2015 by Michael Zhang The Obama administration announced today that it will be creating the first ever federal drone registry to reign in the wild wild west of drone usage. Drone owners will be … Continue reading

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Best Restaurant In Each Florida County: 2015

From the charlestonfoodbloggers The criteria was: Taste, Experience, and Uniqueness.  A few other notable contributors were 30AEATS.com and TastyChomps.com. I have lived in Florida off and on for over 20 years and still visit and eat a dozen or more … Continue reading

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