Dr. Jennifer Taylor – FDACS 2019 Woman of the Year in Agriculture

Dr. Jennifer Taylor – FDACS 2019 Woman of the Year in Agriculture

On January 22, 2020, Agriculture Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services announced Dr. Jennifer Taylor as the 2019 Woman of the Year in Agriculture. For 35 years, this recognition has been awarded to women who...
Friday Feature:  2020 Farm Dog of the Year

Friday Feature: 2020 Farm Dog of the Year

This week’s featured video was produced by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) to highlight the 2020 Farm Dog of the Year.  Flint, an 11 year old Australian Shepherd, owned by Beth and Rhett Crandall, Utah was recognized at the recent AFBF Convention in...
Friday Feature:  Still Harvesting Wheat at 100

Friday Feature: Still Harvesting Wheat at 100

This week’s featured video was published by Oklahoma State’s SunUp TV to share the story of a 100 year old farmer, K.B. Williams, who graduated high school during the dust bowl, and drove the combine one more time during the 2019 wheat harvest.  Driving...

Florida Bull Test Sale – January 18

The 20th annual Florida Bull Test Sale will be held on January 18, 2020, at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) near Marianna, Florida.  In 2019, 19 ranches from Florida, Alabama, and Georgia consigned 98 registered...
Friday Feature:  North Carolina Hemp for CBD Oil

Friday Feature: North Carolina Hemp for CBD Oil

This week’s featured video was published as a segment on PBS News Hour to show how tobacco farmers in North Carolina are experimenting with growing hemp flowers for CBD oil.  This video raises some key concerns about this new industry.  With legalization in...