Agriculture
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Large scale migration of dairy herds from the densely populated Gold Coast area to the grasslands of Okeechobee County, is turning this area into a "land of milk" more
Dairy cows in Okeechobee are now playing a role in creating a renewable fuel source for the future that will also reduce greenhouse gas. more
Water quality and quantity are and will continue to be important issues for Floridians. The precious resource is always one of the top research... more
Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H members whose animals could not be sold during the annual Youth Livestock Show got a second chance ... more
As a result of the cold weather earlier this year, USDA reviewed the Loss Assessment Reports ... more
On Saturday, April 2, the Okeechobee County Livestock Market will give some 4-H and FFA members a second chance ... more
OKEECHOBEE – Could the use of biosolids make Florida farming most cost-effective ... more
Florida’s ranchers raise 895,000 head of adult beef cattle, a sector that directly contributes $511 million in sales revenues to the state and supports... more
Sometimes in science, a new perspective brings an “a ha!” moment. That’s what one senior researcher at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural... more
The Okeechobee Soil & Water Conservation District coordinated a three-county land judging contest on March 1 ... more
U.S. Representative Greg Steube (R-Fla.) this week launched the Agriculture Advisory Committee in Florida’s 17th Congressional District. Ranchers and ... more
On Saturday, Neal and the founders of the Fort Pierce Downtown Farmers Market will celebrate the silver anniversary of the inception of the open-air marke... more
Tomatoes are big business in Florida, the nation’s top producer of the popular fruit, but an insect no bigger than a grain... more
Finger limes, a unique citrus variety gaining interest among chefs, foodies and citrus growers ... more
Samira Daroub has been named director of the UF/IFAS Everglades Research & Education Center... more
This century, food producers will face a complex challenge: grow enough food to help billions more people get the nutrition they nee ... more
Can a computer “taste” a tomato or a blueberry? Well, not exactly, but it can tell scientists which volatiles in these fruits make them taste good... more
With a device they can make on their own for only $159, arborists can for the most part accurately assess ... more
Think of the 27-expert, nine-country survey team as tree epidemiologists, looking for the next “tree pandemic” ... more
Bermudagrass is the most used warm-season perennial grass forage in the southeastern United States ... more
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