Learn More About Florida’s Water Resources with New UF/IFAS Website

Dan Florida, Water

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Are you concerned about how your water tastes? Do you want to know how much you use, or whether we’ll have enough water for the next generation? A new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences website links users with UF/IFAS programs on how to preserve and, perhaps improve the quantity and quality of water in …

Funding Helps Ranchers Conserve Florida Panther Habitat

Dan Environment, Florida, USDA-NRCS

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants ranchers in southwest Florida to know they may be able to get paid for helping the Florida panther. Federal, state and nonprofits have partnered to provide a suite of technical services and financial assistance to ranchers, from building fencing and treating invasive plants to compensating ranchers for loss of their cattle …

IndexBox Marketing: Orange Market in Crisis

Dan Citrus, Florida

According to a report by IndexBox Marketing, the orange market is in crisis.  One of the main reasons is the citrus greening disease, widespread in the key centers of orange cultivation. This is why a reduction of the global orange market volume is expected once again in 2016. Orange yield reduction affects consumption worldwide. In this case, a distinction should …

Citrus Crop Drops 16 Percent

Dan Citrus, Crop Forecasts, Florida

By Jim Turner TURNER The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, July 12, 2016… Florida’s citrus industry, struggling in a battle against a fatal citrus disease, will have a little bit sweeter season than projected in an initial forecast. However, the outlook for the state’s orange crop continues to be troubling.