If you told someone who doesn’t work in agriculture that a mustard seed could be classified as a pesticide, they’d probably give you a funny look. Or how about balsam fir oil? These are examples of biopesticides. And according to some growers, that label is a problem. Two Florida growers, a researcher from a chemical [...]
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— Special to the Harvester — By Jack Payne firstname.lastname@example.org @JackPayneIFAS The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences already ranks in the top three land-grant universities in numbers of plant breeders, cultivars developed, and cultivars licensed for commercial propagation. We’re getting even stronger. We’ve just brought to the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and [...]
Generation Farms comprises three farms that, working together, strive to be the premier vegetable and fruit supplier for the East Coast. The entity includes third-generation operation Coggins Farms, which began in 1945. Stanley Farms began growing Vidalia onions in 1975, although family patriarch R.T. Stanley began farming as a sharecropper in 1964. A third, Suwanee [...]
FFVA trade associate member Rehmann (rehmann.com) has provided the following article as a special to the Harvester. Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services firm of CPAs and consultants, wealth advisors and corporate investigators dedicated to providing clients proactive ideas and solutions to help them prosper. The firm’s cross-functional team approach gives clients direct access [...]
From The Harvester, November 1977 Fire broke out in the FFVA headquarters building at 12:30 a.m., October 5, literally hours before the annual membership meeting set for the morning of October 6. Although damage was extensive inside the building – one wing was completely gutted – division functions housed in those offices are being carried [...]
The FFVA Emerging Leader Development Program’s Class 5 has graduated! Take a look back at the class members’ experiences over the past year.