Beer Hops: Brewing A New Alternative Crop for Florida’s Farmers

Following the destruction of many of Florida’s agricultural properties by Hurricane Michael, many of Florida’s farmers are turning to alternative crops to replace crops that were destroyed. [...]

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Pongamia: An Environmentally-Friendly Alternative To Soy Beans

As Florida's farmers explore the possibilities of alternative crops, they should heavily consider planting and harvesting Pongamia – a low-input, high yield tree cop. Pongamia trees produce beans [...]

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How to Deal With Sand Skinks on Your Property [VIDEO]

 
What are Sand Skinks?

The Florida sand skink is a small, unique lizard adapted to an underground life beneath the surface in the sandy soil of Central Florida’s ridges. Sand skinks live in the [...]

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University of Florida Industrial Hemp Farming Research Underway [VIDEO]

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Services at the University of Florida is now conducting research into transitioning Florida's agricultural sector into the industrial farming of hemp. Hemp [...]

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Growing Strawberries in Florida: Market Update [VIDEO]

Growing strawberries in Florida continues to be a vital part of the state's agriculture economy. Carson Futch of Saunders Real Estate recently interviewed Kenneth Parker of Florida Strawberry Growers [...]

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Growing Strawberries in Florida: 2 Biggest Challenges [VIDEO]

Strawberries are a hot commodity in America and Florida is known for its Plant City strawberries. However, there are a couple of challenges that potential growers need to be aware of. Carson Futch of

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