Florida reaches rural land deals to protect agricultural lands in Polk and Putnam Counties

Owners of three farms have signed deals with Florida, totaling nearly $9 million, to restrict future residential and commercial development.

Florida boosts its citrus budget

An increase in the forecast for the citrus growing season means a little more juice in the budget for the Department of Citrus.
CIW farmworkers vs Publix

Farmworker groups march to pressure Wendy’s on Fair Food Program

Florida migrant farmworkers and their allies will march from New York to Florida next month to call attention to working conditions in the fields; the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Alliance for Fair Food...

Bee Against Monsanto plans actions for Pollinator Week

Bee Against Monsanto plans actions for Pollinator Week

Small farms under threat from the FDA in “Farmageddon”

Federal and state laws can create hurdles for small farmers, who face raids and arrests for such things as selling raw milk to customers. A new film, called Farmageddon, documents the struggles of independent farmers....

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