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  • Olives in Florida?
    Could olives be the next big thing for citrus producers? The Hardee County Industrial Development Authority (HCIDA) has started a new venture to facilitate diversity in agriculture production in light of citrus greening. HCIDA has a 264-acre tract of land, with a majority of acreage set aside for industrial development, called Commerce Park. It houses […]
  • How to Be an Advocate for Agriculture
    How can you be an advocate for agriculture? Ag advocacy is the act of informing individuals who may not be familiar with the story of agriculture about agricultural practices. There are many ways to be an advocate for agriculture, also known as an “agvocate”. During the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo this past week, […]
  • Globe Samples The Finest Georgia Grown Produce
    The Georgia Grown pavilion at the 2016 Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Summit showcased Georgia agricultural businesses with a modern touch. The white space of the exhibit was definitely an eye catcher for those passing by. The booths were set up with plenty of white couches, chairs, walls and tables to allow for networking and […]
  • Florida Brings Its Finest to the World Stage
    The Fresh From Florida pavilion did an exceptional job representing Florida’s agricultural businesses at the 67th annual Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Summit this past weekend. With a new change in booth layout, the pavilion allowed for unity of the Florida companies on the expo show floor. It was pretty easy to spot the Florida […]