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Commissioner Adam Putnam Names Judi Whitson as 2016 Woman of the Year in Agriculture

Aug 31, 16 Commissioner Adam Putnam Names Judi Whitson as 2016 Woman of the Year in Agriculture

Posted by in Agriculture, Celebration

Contact the Office of Communications: (850) 617-7737 Communications@FreshFromFlorida.com TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced that Florida native Judi Whitson has been named the 2016 Woman of the Year in Agriculture. Judi Whitson has dedicated herself to the advancement of Florida...

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UF/IFAS research findings could eventually save $30 million annually for strawberry growers

Aug 31, 16 UF/IFAS research findings could eventually save $30 million annually for strawberry growers

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By: Brad Buck, 352-294-3303, bradbuck@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Strawberry growers may eventually save $30 million a year with genetic findings from a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences study. UF/IFAS researchers are looking for ways to thwart angular leaf spot, a pathogen that can destroy up to 10...

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21st Century Wilderness Man Greg Johnson Palmdale, Florida

Aug 31, 16 21st Century Wilderness Man Greg Johnson Palmdale, Florida

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By: Nancy Dale Born in Arcadia, Florida, Jan 20, 1977, 38 year old Greg Johnson has created a life in the wilds of  Palmdale, living in small three room wooden solar powered house, living “off the grid” with a “pitcher pump” for water and an outside latrine. Greg Johnson has been a man of Nature all his life and is now...

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Nutrition matters: Stress from migratory beekeeping may be eased by access to food

by North Carolina State University.  In the first large-scale and comprehensive study on the impacts of transporting honey bees to pollinate various crops, research from North Carolina State University shows that travel can adversely affect bee health and lifespan. Some of these negative impacts may be reduced by moving bee...

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