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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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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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Bad for Farmers, Bad for Workers, Bad for California, & Bad for America

CALL TO ACTION……….. California Assembly Bill 1066 sponsored by Gonzales is scheduled for the Assembly Floor today. This is a solution to a problem that DOES NOT EXIST and needs to be opposed. This bill will result in massive farmworker … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Farmer, Today’s Agribusiness Owner

As technology increased over the last 100 years so to has the American Farmer’s ability to grow more on less acreage. Whether called farmer, rancher, or grower one thing is perfectly clear, they must increase the use of technology if … 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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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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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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