Wilton Simpson: Florida TEAM Card Program

Will Jordan General

by Will Jordan The Florida Farm Tax Exempt Agricultural Materials Card, also known as the TEAM Card, is a big benefit for producers and growers across the state. Legislation for the TEAM Card was focused on reducing time spent on paperwork and improving accessibility to agricultural tax exemptions for Florida farmers. To learn more about how TEAM Cards came about, …

Educational Opportunities for Growers

Dan Citrus, Citrus Expo News, Education, Vegetables

Michael Rogers discusses several educational opportunities for citrus growers, including the Citrus, Vegetable and Specialty Crop Expo and Citrus Packinghouse Day. Rogers is the director of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Citrus Research and Education Center (CREC). The Expo (Aug. 18-19) and Packinghouse Day (Aug. 26) will be held in-person this year after taking place virtually in …

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Final Day for Citrus and VSC Expo

Dan Citrus, Florida

All citrus and vegetable & specialty crop growers are being reminded today, August 15th, is the final day for the 2019 Citrus Expo and Vegetable & Specialty Crop Expo. This year’s event, taking place at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers, Florida, has already seen a large crowd of attendees. Southeast AgNet’s Abbey Taylor is there and has this report. …