Florida Grower/Growing Produce published a column written by Mr. Peter Chaires of the New Varieties Development and Management Corp. regarding four new citrus selections that have been approved for release by UF/IFAS that will enter into the 3-tier Fast Track evaluation program. Please click the link to read more! “4 Fresh Florida Citrus Selections ... Read More
The Southeast Farm Press published a reminder for producers regarding intellectual property rights on plant varieties. Please click the link to read more! “Make sure you’re following the rules before planting seed”, Southeast Farm Press, Paul Hollis. http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed
Dr. Jack Payne, UF/IFAS Senior Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources, wrote an excellent column in the Tampa Bay Times regarding the strawberry breeding program at UF/IFAS and the importance of long-term support for plant breeding programs and agricultural research. Read this column by clicking here!
Bejo Seeds is promoting the Tasti-Lee® brand tomatoes through a social media campaign in conjunction with the Produce for Better Health Foundation. Read more by clicking here! Bejo Seeds is promoting the Tasti-Lee tomato through a social media campaign in conjunction with the Produce for Better Health Foundation. – See ... Read More
The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and the Florida Peanut Producers Association (FLPPA) will be hosting a meeting at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy, FL on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 9 AM to 2 PM Eastern. The meeting ... Read More
Please join us for Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.’s 2014 Annual Membership Meeting and Convention on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the UF/IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra, Florida. The meeting will start at 9:30 AM Eastern. We have an excellent program planned with 2 concurrent focus sessions ... Read More
Nine Citrus Rootstock varieties have been featured on Growing Produce’s webpage, along with a discussion about the industry’s reaction to these experimental rootstocks. For more information and to read this article, please visit Growing Produce’s website.