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Grower input helps steer strawberry sustainability research

05/21/2014 11:14:40 AM

Growers are helping steer a University of Florida research project designed to develop organic strawberry... Read more.


2013 organic sales continued at a brisk pace

05/15/2014 10:41:09 AM

Although organics still remain a small portion of overall food sales, they grew by 12 percent in 2013,... Read more.


Survey: Honeybee colonies fared better this winter

05/15/2014 10:14:01 AM

Honeybee deaths decreased about 7 percent during the 2013-14 winter from the previous winter, according... Read more.



EPA extends comment period on changes to worker protection rule

05/14/2014 3:49:49 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the comment period to Aug. 18 on a proposal to strengthen... Read more.


EPA OKs miticide for tree crops, strawberries

05/14/2014 11:42:16 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency has registered Nealta miticide from BASF, Research Triangle Park, N.C., for... Read more.


Florida expecting another strong year of avocados

05/13/2014 11:21:31 AM

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Florida avocado grower-shippers are expecting another normal season with production similar to... Watch Video.


UC program promotes Zumba fitness to farmworkers

05/12/2014 3:23:37 PM

The University of California, Davis, has begun a new worksite-based health program designed to lower... Watch Video.



Florida’s orange crop estimate inches up

05/09/2014 4:19:47 PM

In a reversal of months-long crop reductions due to fruit drop, Florida’s orange crop estimate... Read more.


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