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  • Letter to President: Action Needed Now Against ‘Unfair’ Imports
    The message is clear: Action is needed immediately against “unfair” imports. Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott, along with more than half of Florida’s congressional delegation, pleaded with President Joe Biden in a letter addressed on Oct. 6 that the “long-standing threats posed to our security by unfairly-priced and high-volume imports are as grave […]
  • Farm Budgets More Important Than Ever
    By Clint Thompson In an era of high input costs for all and low commodity prices for some, farm budgeting is an essential part of any vegetable or specialty crop producer’s farming operation. Jessie Rowan, Alabama Regional Extension agent, who specializes in commercial horticulture and farm and agribusiness management, stresses the importance of keeping track […]
  • Open House, Field Day Planned for UF Citrus Research and Education Center
    LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — University of Florida (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) research information pertinent to Huanglongbing, or citrus greening disease, will be front and center at a Nov. 16 Open House and Field Day at the Lake Alfred experiment station. What Can Attendees Expect? More than 20 hands-on exhibits will feature […]
  • Economist: If You Can Raise Prices, You’re Doing It; Not Everybody Can Do That
    By Clint Thompson The recent increase of input and supply expenses has led to businesses increasing consumer prices. While most can simply increase their consumer prices to recoup those expenses, fruit and vegetable crop producers are not always as fortunate. Jeff Dorfman, University of Georgia Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and […]