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By Alexandrea DaCosta on April 17th, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 6:10 pm
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.
By Alexandrea DaCosta on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 12:43 pm
A new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by the FDA may pose a challenge to farmers who are using an alternative fertilizer.
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 Alexandra Parish and Melissa Figueroa on January 28th, 2014 | Last updated: January 30, 2014 at 9:42 pm
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.
By Alyssa Fisher on January 14th, 2014 | Last updated: January 16, 2014 at 2:14 pm
As Florida’s weather continues to fluctuate, local farmers adapt in the aftermath of early January’s bitter-cold temperatures.
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.