Drones And Dogs Deployed In Battle To Save The GuacamoleWith 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.
Official: Today's Cold Air Did Not Damage Citrus The cold air that has moved into Florida is forecast to bring temperatures down again Thursday night and into Friday morning.
Broward County Cleans Up After Friday's FloodingThe water is receding in Broward County but some are still feeling the effects of Friday's floods.
USDA Grants Disaster Aid To Miami-Dade FarmersThe 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 Farmers Seek Federal Aid For Crop LossMiami-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.
Emergency Order Extended To Allow For Transporting Freeze-Vulnerable CropsFlorida 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.
Strawberries Ok, But Other Crops Damaged By Chill
Farmers Spray Crops Before Temperature DropSouth Florida farmers will be up very late Monday night or very early Tuesday morning to protect their crops from potentially damaging cold.
Farmers Examine Crops After Frost DamageIt 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.
Crops, People Prepped Again For A Cold NightFarmers 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.
Don’t Be Left Out In The Cold This WeekFarmers and everyday folks are bracing for freezing temperatures that are due to turn the tropics frigid this week.The cold temperature is a potentially huge trouble for crops, and a danger for people.
Tourists, Locals Bundle Up For Another Chilly DayIt’s another really chilly day across South Florida. After temperatures dipped into the mid-30s early in morning they heated up quite nicely by early afternoon.