Florida: Industrial Hemp Pilot Project – Varieties, Planting Recommendations

🕔Feb 11, 2019HOW IS HEMP DIFFERENT FROM MARIJUANA? Hemp and marijuana are the same plant species, Cannabis sativa. They are legally distinguished based on their THC content, which is the psychoactive compound associated […]

Florida Citrus: ‘Marathon’ Mandarin Gives Growers Advantages

🕔Feb 7, 2019Commercial citrus growers will soon see a new seedless mandarin variety that stays on the tree longer, two traits farmers seek, say University of Florida scientists. ‘Marathon,’ an early season […]

Alabama – Florida Peanut Trade Show, Dothan, AL, Feb. 7

🕔Feb 4, 2019The Alabama – Florida Peanut Trade Show will be held Thursday, February 7, 2019, at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds, located on Highway 231 South of Dothan, AL. Sponsored by […]

Florida Cotton: 6 Steps for Avoiding Potassium Deficiency

🕔Jan 25, 2019Every year, I see more potassium (K) deficiency in cotton. This isn’t surprising, since yields have increased with modern cultivars and yield expectations (Fig. 1). The bolls we’re asking plants […]

Citrus Greening: Scent-Detecting Dogs Help Early Detection – Video

🕔Jan 21, 2019For decades, humans have relied on dogs to detect explosives, illegal drugs, lost people and wildlife. More recently, they have been used to detect pests such as termites, bedbugs and […]

Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo, Bay Minette AL, Feb. 21

🕔Jan 17, 2019The 2019 Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo will get underway on February 21 at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center, 301 D’Olive Street, Bay Minette Alabama. The free event […]

Florida: UF is 5th Best Online Program, Offers 2 Ag-Related Majors

🕔Jan 15, 2019UF Online has risen to No. 5 in the 2019 rankings by U.S. News & World Report for the best online programs in the country, up from No. 12 in […]

Tobacco: Will Short U.S. Crops Lead to Aggressive Buying?

🕔Dec 20, 2018The size of the American burley crop is still up for debate, but it seems likely that at least some customers will not get as much as they originally wanted.

Georgia: 76 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Michael

🕔Dec 18, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 76 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to Hurricane Michael that occurred Oct. 9 through Oct. 11, 2018, may […]

Florida: Hurricane Michael Relief Fund Aid Available Through Feb. 15

🕔Dec 14, 2018Many farm families in North Florida have suffered unprecedented losses due to Hurricane Michael. As part of its response to the crisis, Florida Farm Bureau has created a fund that […]

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