Tag Archives: Florida

On the Farm

Workers Planting “red” delicious strawberry plants in Plant City, Florida. The Winter Strawberry Capital of the World. Agronomists and scouts ensure strawberry plants are healthy and will produce sweet tasting strawberries this winter. Danny Kushmer

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The Family Farm

In 1963, my father and uncle purchased the family farm from their Father/Father-in-law. Prior to this, the original tropical fish farm (created around 1947) was named Kushmer & Son. Grandpa passed on the family farm to his son (Warren Kushmer) … Continue reading

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Your Food, Your Farmer

Here the latest podcast from Your Food, Your Farmer. Spoiler alert: towards the end of the show you will find out, who is the voice of Marvel’s Captain Citrus. http://news.impac.org/your-food-your-farmer-podcast-christian-spinosa-and-danny-kushmer Danny Kushmer

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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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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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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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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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