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GAINESVILLE — If you savor a juicy watermelon in the scorching summer heat, Florida farmers toil to meet your tastes. more
Every year across the country, heat causes $300 million in damage to cattle, ample reason... more
Norms beat knowledge when it comes to irrigating homeowners’ lawns, new University of Florida research shows. more
Earlier this year, 10 homeowners across 10 Florida counties were chosen to have either their front yard or their back yard... more
Brewers like the flavor and aroma that come from Florida-grown Cascade hops... more
Farmers and ranchers are doing their part to improve water quality in the Lake Okeechobee Basin ... more
Flooded fields can be a problem for Florida farmers, with various locations across the Sunshine State averaging... more
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
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