A chilly weekend about across South Florida is about to get a little colder come Monday morning.
There’s a lot more leaving South Florida ports than just cruise ships: exporters say the area’s ports are seeing a large increase in the number of Florida livestock setting sail.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Florida’s tomato growers are in danger of going out of business altogether.
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.
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.
Farmers across South Florida are breathing a little easier Tuesday after the arctic air that covered the area for the last two days slowly begins to break.
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.