Steve Troxler Agricultural Sciences Center to debut in North Carolina

North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler was recently honored by the N.C. General Assembly and Gov. Roy Cooper by the passage and signing of HB 137 that named the new Agricultural Sciences Center in Raleigh... more »

May 10-11 set for Virtual Ag Tech Expo – The Future of Farming

Ag Tech Expo – The Future of Farming, is a virtual event to be held from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Southwest Florida Research and Education Center on May 10-11.... more »

Florida strawberry growers concerned due to Neopestalotiopsis fruit rot disease

Pestalotiopsis-like species have been reported affecting strawberry worldwide. Recently, severe and unprecedented outbreaks have been reported in Florida commercial fields where leaf, fruit, petiole, crown, and root symptoms were observed and yield was severely affected.... more »

Louisiana’s warm, rainy weather brings vegetable plant diseases

Current weather conditions may present Louisiana vegetable growers with great challenges to combat plant diseases. ... more »

Lipman successfully hosts 7th annual 5K charity event

Lipman Family Farms, North America’s largest field tomato grower based in Immokalee, Florida, held their annual 5K Run for Backpacks as a hybrid event this past weekend. Each year, the company hosts this community event... more »

Duda Fresh Foods launches sustainable packaging program

Oviedo, Florida-based Duda Farm Fresh Foods, a grower of fresh vegetables and citrus, has launched its Sustainable Packaging Program to assess the overall sustainability of current packaging, identify improvement opportunities, and implement packaging changes to reduce its... more »

University of Florida offering Seminole County Farm Tour

Foodies and agricultural enthusiasts can “visit” six farms across the county for the annual University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Seminole County Farm Tour, which moved to a virtual format for... more »

University of Florida horticulture programs to be led by new chair Gunter

Christopher Gunter joins the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences as professor and chair of the horticultural sciences department. His official start date is June 7. As the new chair of the University... more »

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Droplet size, vaporization keys to reducing spray drift

Asparagus Day a discussion forum

Hybrid use puts Regev in ‘game-changer’ mode

Tasteful Selections growers build intelligent microgrid

Startup claims first vertically grown, commercially sold strawberries

SNAP opportunities for your market expanded

National Council of Agricultural Employers column: Through good times and bad, neighbors help each other

Notes from the Farm column: Taking out an old tree while navigating credit card scams

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