John Deere Drive Green Event Underway

Randall Weiseman Citrus, Florida, General, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops

John Deere’s program designed to give rural property owners, agricultural producers and other interested consumers a chance to operate and ask questions about the latest models of utility and compact utility tractors is underway across Florida. Their Drive Green Program includes special equipment displays and ride-and-drives at 4 locations across the state this week. One took place in Middleberg Wednesday …

Deere’s “Drive Green” Caravan To Debut in Florida This Week

Gary Cooper Alabama, Cattle, Citrus, Florida, General, Georgia, Nursery Crops, Poultry, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

Get ready to roll at one of John Deere’s “Drive Green” events…over the coming weeks the “Drive Green” Caravan can be experienced at numerous stops throughout the southeast and U S eastern seaboard states. In this report, hear Deere’s Eric Hodson discuss the new tractor line this caravan is out to promote. Participants will be able to drive numerous new …

John Deere Drive Green in Florida

Cindy General

John Deere is kicking off its new Drive Green event next week in Middleburg, Florida. The hands-on traveling show will make several stops around the state next week before moving to other areas of the southeast. Follow the big green semi as it moves around the country on the Drive Green utility tractor show blog – www.drivegreentractors.com. Listen to report …

Growers-Get ready for “DRIVE GREEN”!

Gary Cooper Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Citrus, Cotton, Dairy, Equine, Florida, Forestry, General, Georgia, Nursery Crops, Poultry, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

John Deere is about ready to kick off its series of events throughout much of the eastern part of the U S to promote its new line of tractors and equipment for specialty crops. The first four events are “previews” that will be held in Florida in early December, where growers and customers will have a hands-on chance to “Drive …

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Lake Okeechobee’s Green Algae Debate Rages On

Abbey Taylor Environment, Florida, Water

The Lake Okeechobee green algae saga continues. As I suggested in a report a few days back, it appears to be becoming more and more of a political football. This week a candidate for Governor of Florida appeared at a rally of coastal and inland fishermen in Clewiston, expecting to find a supportive audience for anti-agriculture rhetoric on the topic. …

USDA’S “Greening Summit” Releases Reports

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida, General

Don’t get this “Greening Summit” information confused with another state level event of the same name that took place in Avon Park FL this week. The news release below pertains to follow up information coming out of the big nationwide citrus “Greening Summit” that was organized and hosted near Washington D C a few months back by USDA. WASHINGTON, April …