With the avocado killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When the killer, a deadly fungus spread by tiny beetles, is located—the dogs are sent in.
The cold air that has moved into Florida is forecast to bring temperatures down again Thursday night and into Friday morning.
The water is receding in Broward County but some are still feeling the effects of Friday’s floods.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Miami-Dade County a primary natural disaster area following severe weather that caused an estimated $51 million in crop damage in the county.
Miami-Dade officials have asked the U.S.D.A. to issue a disaster declaration to cover the loss of more than $50 million in local agriculture.
Florida farmers will have more time to continue harvesting and transporting affected crops to facilities before they deteriorate after the order relaxing trucking restrictions was extended.
TALLAHASSEE (CBS4) – We all know December was frigid in Florida, it was devastating to farmers and that could mean high prices for some vegetables, or even to shortages in some crops badly hurt by […]
South Florida farmers will be up very late Monday night or very early Tuesday morning to protect their crops from potentially damaging cold.
It was another long night for South Florida farmers and crews as they kept a wary eye on the thermometer as temperatures once again dipped into the low 30s.
Farmers in Miami-Dade County’s agricultural industry are expecting another sleepless night as temperatures across South Florida plunge to near record lows and threaten tender crops.