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UF/IFAS Scientist Research Citrus Fruit Drop

UF/IFAS Scientist Research Citrus Fruit Drop June FloridAgriculture eNewsletter UF/IFAS citrus scientists Tripti Vashisth and Fernando Alferez are studying what causes pre-harvest fruit drop in Hamlin and Valencia trees. The drop in fruit leads to losses for farmers because there is less fruit to harvest. A 10% to 15% fruit drop is normal for a [...]

By |2020-05-30T11:18:28-05:00May 29th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

FFBF Joins other Business Groups on COVID RESET Taskforce

FFBF Joins other Business Groups on COVID RESET Taskforce June FloridAgriculture eNews The Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), Florida Retail Federation (FRF) and National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) have recently joined together to create a task force to Restore Economic Strength through Employment & Tourism (RESET). The task force, which will be co-chaired by [...]

By |2020-05-30T11:18:28-05:00May 29th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Looking Back

Looking Back June FloridAgriculture eNews jackpayne@ufl.edu By Jack Payne Jack Payne Ten years ago, the UF/IFAS beef teaching unit’s structures were condemned as uninhabitable. Our pollinator research headquarters was an oversized closet. We were sifting through what the world had learned about HLB over the previous century and found astonishingly little. We didn’t have the [...]

By |2020-05-30T11:18:29-05:00May 29th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Farm Stands

Farm Stands Farm Stand Address (Physical) City Social Media Notes Bob Roth’s New River Groves  5660 Griffin Road Davie Facebook Grow Some Produce – Offer Local Seasonal Produce Southern Fresh Farms  8500 Penzance Road Fort Myers Facebook Grow Hydroponic Produce Buckingham Farms 12931 Orange River Road Fort Myers Facebook Grow Hydroponic Produce Nelson Family Farms [...]

By |2020-05-08T11:59:47-05:00May 6th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Be the Voice. Live the Legacy | Robert Norman

Be the Voice. Live the Legacy | Robert Norman Baker County Farm Bureau, District 3 Baker County Farm Bureau President Robert Norman is part of a community effort supporting local farmers. Baker County Farm Bureau, along with Columbia, Clay, Duval, Nassau and Putnam/St. Johns Counties, have joined together to purchase $39,000 worth of food from [...]

By |2020-05-05T11:52:45-05:00May 4th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments

Farm Bureau Counties Give Back

Farm Bureau Counties Give Back FloridAgriculture eNews | May 2020 Giving back is a tradition of Farm Bureau county Farm Bureaus, even amid a pandemic. Multiple county Farm Bureaus have donated to community food banks, helped link farmers and ranchers to local citizens to distribute fresh produce and coordinated various food and peanut butter drives. [...]

By |2020-05-05T11:52:45-05:00May 4th, 2020|Florida Farm Bureau|0 Comments