Friday Feature:  Wisconsin Livestock Traceability Program

Friday Feature: Wisconsin Livestock Traceability Program

Livestock traceability has remained a controversial issue across the US, but especially in Florida.  The debate stems from producers not wanting added costs to their operations, and also having concerns about data privacy.  Government agencies want to be able to...
CDC COVID19 Farm Worker Safety Guidance

CDC COVID19 Farm Worker Safety Guidance

– Farm workers are actively engaged in produce and other fresh commodity harvests  all across the country.  Earlier this week during a press conference, Governor Ron DeSantis pointed out that a significant percentage of the recent rise in COVID19 positive cases...
Florida Hemp Growers Can Apply for Permits Starting April 27

Florida Hemp Growers Can Apply for Permits Starting April 27

Source:  Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) Hemp/CBD Program On April 16, the U.S. Department of Agriculture formally approved Florida’s state hemp program, clearing the way for Florida growers to begin cultivating hemp later this month....
Florida Hemp Farming Rules to be Finalized in April

Florida Hemp Farming Rules to be Finalized in April

Source: Florida Department of Agriculture Hemp Program – Proposed Hemp Cultivation Rule — Notice of Change On March 6, 2020, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) published a Notice of Change for Rule 5B-57.014, F.A.C. — State Hemp...