Florida: Videos from Virtual Perennial Peanut Field Day Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
For the past several years the Perennial Peanut Producers Association, and UF/IFAS Extension have partnered to host a summer field day at UF/IFAS research stations in North Florida. This year […]

Florida: $380Mln for Hurricane Michael Timber Recovery Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried applauded the signing of an agreement between the State of Florida and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to administer $380.7 million in grant funding to help […]

Florida Peanuts: Managing Aspergillus, Rhizoctonia Crown Rots May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
There are many environmental, chemical, and biological factors that can affect a peanut stand; fungal diseases being one of them. Recently, Aspergillus species have been the focus of fungal problems […]

Florida: Grasshoppers Could Be a Problem This Season May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
The warm, dry weather this spring is a serious concern. It’s causing many problems ranging from delayed planting to wildfires and everything in between. It is also causing grasshopper populations […]

Florida Peanuts: Stand Issues – Should You Replant Your Field? May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
It’s the time of year when producers often face decisions involving replanting peanut. This is always a tough call, there are many factors to consider including, should the existing crop […]

Florida: Pesticide License Testing Resumes at Extension Offices May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
Due to COVID-19, all pesticide license testing in Florida was suspended for more than six weeks. Now that the state has started to reactivate services, testing will resume at select […]

Florida: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Franklin, Jefferson, Taylor, and Wakulla counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought may […]

Florida: Liberty County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Drought May 7, 2020

🕔May 7, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Liberty County, Florida, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

Florida Hemp Growers Can Apply for Permits Starting April 27 Apr 24, 2020

🕔Apr 24, 2020
On April 16, the U.S. Department of Agriculture formally approved Florida’s state hemp program, clearing the way for Florida growers to begin cultivating hemp later this month. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, […]

Florida Watermelons: Crops in the Ground, Uncertainty Abounds Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
Today, as fruit and vegetable farmers in South Florida decide what to do with produce once destined for now-closed schools and restaurants, watermelon farmers in North Florida have recently finished […]

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