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By Heather van Blokland on February 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: February 22, 2014 at 8:34 pm
Former Asst. Deputy for Global Trade at the USDA weighs in on the impact of U.S. farm policy on local farming.
By Justin Galicz on November 10th, 2013 | Last updated: November 11, 2013 at 12:02 pm
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, in conjunction with the University of Georgia, released the first three smart device applications of a larger project, to help farmers like those who run Citra’s Orange shop produce crops more efficiently.
By Heather van Blokland and Renee Beninate on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 9:19 pm
Gustafson’s Dairy in Green Cove Springs closed last Friday, mirroring state and nation dairy farm closure trends. Price increases in cow feed and milk production costs, as well as a change in the dairy consumer base, may be to blame.
By Beatrice Dupuy on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 8:50 am
The “My Florida Farm Weather” app was made available to Android devices in MONTH. The app for the iPhone will be available within months.
By Kéran Billaud on September 13th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 10:01 am
UF is one of the latest places to be hit by citrus greening in Florida. The disease has already cost Florida’s economy more than $3.6 billion and 6,600 jobs, according to a 2012 study by researchers from the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
By Paige Kauffman on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 5, 2013 at 11:57 am
The announcement at Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka comes on the heels of a commitment of more than $130 million to restore estuaries in South Florida.
By WUFT News on May 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: May 2, 2013 at 2:29 pm
From giant snails to lionfish, Florida has become home to a variety of invasive species in recent years.
By Amanda Jackson on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:58 am
A new University of Florida study shows locally grown food makes up 20 percent of food purchased for at-home consumption in the state
By Keighly Chambers on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 10:17 am
Two Eastside High School juniors represented Florida at the three-day Global Youth Institute hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation. Abigail Eisenstadt and Amaleah Mirti were the only Florida students chosen to attend the event in Iowa, which revolved around food security and agricultural issues.
By Sara Drumm on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: October 10, 2012 at 5:11 pm
The new Eternally Edible Landscaping Club at the University of Florida aims to build interactivity in the Student Agricultural Gardens and to get students thinking about organic gardening.