CLIMATE PREDICTION TOOLS FOR FARMERS

CLIMATE PREDICTION TOOLS FOR FARMERS Florida’s farm families can develop strategies for producing food in advance of volatile weather patterns with tools provided by the Southeast Climate Consortium. The consortium, a collaborative project of University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) faculty members and other researchers, has created a specialized website for [...]

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FLORIDA FARM BUREAU LOOKS AHEAD TO NOVEMBER

FLORIDA FARM BUREAU LOOKS AHEAD TO NOVEMBER As we all recover from the recent primary election, it is time to turn our attention to the November general election that will see four highly contested cabinet seats, several toss-up seats in the state House and Senate, and although we’re not exactly sure how many at this [...]

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USDA RELEASES TRADE AID PACKAGE

USDA RELEASES TRADE AID PACKAGE In response to the flurry of retaliatory trade actions from several countries, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has exercised its borrowing authority to deliver a series of assistance programs to those commodities and agricultural sectors damaged by tariffs. These programs, totaling $12 billion, will provide direct, incremental payments to affected [...]

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