FL Cattlemen Set to Meet in Tallahassee

Randall Cattle, Florida

The Florida Cattlemen’s Association is asking cattle producers across the state to be in Tallahassee March 13th to 15th for meetings with state legislators.  Report (1:30 wma)

Peanut Crop Insurance News

Randall Peanuts

There’s new information for peanut growers concerning crop insurance. Tyron Spearman has a look at the changes.  Report (:30 wma)

GA Storm Damage

Randall Georgia, Peanuts

Storms earlier this left damage to some areas of Georgia agriculture. Tyron Spearman has the story.  Report (:30 wma)

Weather Watch Services for Citrus Growers

Gary Citrus, Florida

Ray Royce of Highlands County Citrus Growers Association sent out a handy memo to his members today about some websites and other services available for citrus growers during cold weather times. Many areas of Florida are expected to dip below freezing at some point in the coming days. I hope Ray doesn’t mind me posting the following info for other …

More FCIRCC Citrus Research Funding News

Gary Citrus, Florida

Florida Citrus Industry Research Coordinating Council (FCIRCC) Chairman Tim Anglea (photo) discusses the first initiatives on tap for the Council now that it has hired John Jackson Jr for its Executive Director position. Among other things, Anglea emphasizes this will be a cricital year for growers to become engaged directly in the legislative process. Report (2:00 wma)

Bracing for Cold & More Citrus Rsch Mtg News

Gary Citrus, Florida

In this report, some observations about the bad timing of this week’s cold snap expected to bring temperatures in Florida citrus producing areas below freezing at a time when bloom for next year’s crop is delicate. Also in this report, more comments from Florida Citrus Industry Research Coordinating Council Chairman Tim Anglea regarding the efforts of the Council. Report (2:00 …