Post-flood cleanup, disposal help for pesticides set in North Carolina

As floodwaters recede and cleanup continues in western North Carolina, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services urges farmers and homeowners to evaluate pesticides and other chemical storage areas. “If your pesticide or fertilizer... more »

Green Life Farms to acquire southwest Florida greenhouse grower

Green Life Farms has reached an agreement to purchase Finn Farms, a hydroponic grower located on Florida’s West Coast. The transaction will provide Green Life Farms with full ownership of Finn Farms, including all site... more »

Lipman Family Farms hosts 11th Annual Backpack Giveaway

Lipman Family Farms, an open-field tomato grower headquartered in Immokalee, Florida, has opened doors for thousands of Immokalee-area children through its Annual Backpack Giveaway held Aug. 7. The event, held at Immokalee High School, distributed... more »

Anna Meszaros is new Palm Beach County, Florida, vegetable agent

Anna Meszaros as the new commercial horticulture (vegetable crops) Extension agent in Palm Beach County, Florida. She began on Aug. 2, and brings much experience to the vegetable extension team. Meszaros a has a horticulture... more »

$155.6M in latest fiscal year goes to UF/IFAS research

The University of Florida boasted its second-best research funding awards over the fiscal year 2021, with UF/IFAS researchers receiving $155.6 million of the $861 million university total. The UF/IFAS funding, a 10% increase over last year’s... more »

Financial, marketing training for new farmers set by LSU AgCenter

The LSU AgCenter has received a grant from the USDA through the Southern Extension Risk Management Education to cater to the needs of beginning horticulture farm operators. In a survey conducted by the Louisiana Young... more »

A farming dream turned reality at North Carolina’s Seven Sisters Farm

As a child we all have dreams of becoming something big when we grow up, like a rockstar, veterinarian or doctor. At the age of three, Janice Fine, owner of Seven Sisters Farm, drew a... more »

Florida Tomato Conference scheduled for Sept. 8

University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the Florida Tomato Committee will present the 2021 Florida Tomato Conference on Sept. 8. It will be held at the LaBelle Civic Center, 481 W... more »

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