Make sure you’re following the rules before planting seed

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
 

Florida farms bursting with innovation

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 promotes Tasti-Lee® through social media

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
 

Peanut Research Meeting to be held at NFREC on 11/21/2014

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
 

FFSP 2014 Annual Membership Meeting and Convention – 11/14/2014

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
 

Citrus rootstock market has risks and rewards

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.
 

A FAST TRACK for processed citrus selections?

With the recent interest that has been spurred by New Varieties Development & Management Corp.’s (NVDMC) FAST TRACK trial and option opportunity for fresh citrus selections, NVDMC, The University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc. (FFSP) are exploring the creation of a similar process ... Read More