Citrus Deals With Cold Weather Too

Gary Citrus, Florida, Weather

IT’S COLD IN FLORIDA and nobody is more aware of it than Florida’s citrus & veggie growers! In these reports, more comments from Florida Agriculture Commissioner Charlie Bronson regarding the reasons behind the lifting of certain trucking restrictions for agriculture movement. Report (2:00 mp3) Report (2:00 mp3) This post sponsored by:

FL Cold Weather Irrigation Recordkeeping Reminder

Gary Cattle, Citrus, Florida, Specialty Crops, Vegetables, Weather

This reminder in this afternoon from Florida Farm Bureau: Remember to report your frost/freeze protection water use separate from your usual water use permitted quantities. Crop protection water quantities are calculated outside your normal annual average permitted quantities. Please contact Cara Martin at FFBF if you have any questions (Cara Martin,Asst Dir, Gov & Community Affairs, FFBF, Ph: (727) 856-8649 …

Cold Front Moving East

Cindy Weather

Early January looks mild weather-wise for the country, after a cold front moves through this weekend. Report (1:00 mp3)

Drought Disaster Declaration

Cindy General, Weather

The latest drought disaster declaration from the US Department of Agriculture makes agricultural producers in every county in Florida, plus some in Georgia and Alabama, eligible for low interest loans. The primary disaster declaration is for 58 Florida counties, but the other nine counties are also eligible because they are contiguous. Another five counties in Alabama and 11 in Georgia …