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Florida Beef Council Attending National Meeting

fbcFlorida Beef Council is representing the state at a national meeting taking place this week in Denver. In our weekly Florida beef checkoff report, Ashley Hughes explains why they are at this annual event .

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Tuesday Lineup at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

The 2016 Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off today in Moultrie, Georgia, and the annual show will once again have a variety of demonstrations and events that many will enjoy seeing. Tyron Spearman looks at a few of those events coming up for day one.

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Avocado Irrigation App Should Save Money, Water

AvocadoFrom: University of Florida/IFAS

Avocado growers now know that a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences mobile irrigation app works well to save money while maintaining crop yields. This data, reported in a new study, is critical for an industry that has a $100 million a year economic impact on Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Southeast Cattle Producers Invited to Question-and-Answer Session

Farm cattleSoutheast cattle producers are invited to an event coming up November 3 called “NOT IN A BOOK II.” It’s billed as the question-and-answer event of the year. Waine Banyas, chairman of the event, explains what it’s all about.

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Technology Showcased at Sunbelt Ag Expo

sunbeltThe 2016 Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off Tuesday in Moultrie, Georgia, and according to show director Chip Blalock, technology will once again be a big part of this year’s event.

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Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: Seafood Festivals and Visit Florida Partnership

Adam Putnam

Adam Putnam

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks about the exciting new partnership between Fresh From Florida and VISIT FLORIDA.

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Ag in Review for the Week Ending October 14, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about issues as a result of weather conditions, have information about a couple of big events, talk about pecans, fishing and Read the rest of this entry »

Biggest Fresh Summit Convention & Expo Ever

pma-fresh-summitThe Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) 2016 Fresh Summit Convention & Expo kicked off today and runs through Sunday in Orlando, Florida. Attendees will be able to find fresh product and business ideas at every turn, from education to the expo. PMA CEO Brian Silbermann says it is the biggest one ever.

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Harvesting Demonstrations Will Take Place at Sunbelt Ag Expo

sunbelt-expo-2015-media-phoThe 2016 Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off Tuesday, October 18 in Moultrie, Georgia. Despite the fact it’s been a challenging crop year, show director Chip Blalock says the harvesting demonstrations will take place like normal.

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Alabama Producers Urged to Keep Watch for Screwworm

From the Alabama Cooperative Extension System:

acesAUBURN, Ala.—The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed three New World screwworm cases in Florida last week.

Three Wild Key Deer on a wildlife refuge in Big Pine Key, Florida, are the first locally confirmed cases of New World screwworm in more than three decades. In 2007 and 2010, dogs from Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela were confirmed carriers of screwworm larvae. Now in Florida, officials have Read the rest of this entry »

EQIP Signup Deadline in Florida is Next Week

USDA/NRCSFlorida farmers, ranchers and forest owners can apply until October 21 for financial and technical assistance from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for fiscal year 2017 funding.

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Many Events Taking Place Next Week at Sunbelt Ag Expo

sunbeltWhile they have received several calls and emails asking if the Sunbelt AG Expo was affected by Hurricane Matthew, officials there note they are blessed and fortunate to say they were not and the 2016 Expo will continue as scheduled. Tyron Spearman reports they look forward to seeing everyone October 18-20 in Moultrie, Georgia.

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