Mandatory Dicamba Training Addresses 2019 Regulatory Changes

Mandatory Dicamba Training Addresses 2019 Regulatory Changes On March 20, from 9 – 11 a.m. CST (10-12 EST), a mandatory Dicamba Stewardship Training session will web broadcast to participating Extension Offices across Florida. New for 2019, all applicators using dicamba over-the-top in herbicide-tolerant crops (cotton and soybean) will be required to have a restricted use [...]

By |2019-02-06T11:33:00-05:00February 6th, 2019|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Advocating at the Capitol

Advocating at the Capitol Every year, our members have the opportunity to travel to the state Capitol to tell their stories directly to their elected officials. Stories about the many challenges facing the farming community or stories about how they personally invest in the protection and improvement of natural resources. Members also have the ability [...]

By |2019-03-25T15:47:03-05:00February 4th, 2019|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Bee Technology Pilots in Florida

Bee Technology Pilots in Florida Bee Vectoring Technologies, International Inc., (BVT) has developed bee vectoring technology designed to use bees to naturally deliver plant health products directly to targeted areas of a plant.  The primary target crops for the BVT system are strawberries and blueberries. The system is being piloted to a select group of [...]

By |2019-02-05T11:27:41-05:00February 4th, 2019|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Biosolids Committee Makes Recommendations to Protect Water Resources

Biosolids Committee Makes Recommendations to Protect Water Resources Florida Farm Bureau represented agriculture in a seven-member Biosolids Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) formed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection in August 2018. The TAC also included stakeholders representing environmental groups, large and small utilities, waste haulers, university researchers and consultants. The TAC convened five times [...]

By |2019-02-04T11:11:53-05:00February 4th, 2019|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Floridians Urged to Support New Clean Water Rule

Floridians Urged to Support New Clean Water Rule Charles Shinn, Director of Government & Community Affairs The newly revised Waters of the U.S. (Clean Water) Rule is something that Florida agriculture needs to support actively with public comment. Be a voice is stopping the regulations. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently rolled out an updated [...]

By |2019-03-25T15:47:03-05:00February 4th, 2019|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments