Tag Archives: farming
Local farmers use overhead irrigation systems and high tents to protect their blueberry buds and blooms from the winter weather.
North Central farmers are straying away from pesticide-filled, genetically engineered foods with an emphasis on organic practices. The number of organic farms has more than doubled in the past two years.
A new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by the FDA may pose a challenge to farmers who are using an alternative fertilizer.
Former Asst. Deputy for Global Trade at the USDA weighs in on the impact of U.S. farm policy on local farming.
Wonsuk Lee and his research team are developing a system that could help citrus growers better determine how much their groves will yield before harvest.
As Florida’s weather continues to fluctuate, local farmers adapt in the aftermath of early January’s bitter-cold temperatures.
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.