Farm Workers, Migrant Population Threatened By ZikaAs new cases of the Zika virus pop up across the state of Florida, the problem is becoming a concern particularly for farm and migrant workers.
Chilly Weather Brings Delay For Valentine's Day StrawberriesThe cold temperatures across the southeastern United States will play a role with how much you pay for strawberries around Valentine’s Day.
South Florida Farmers Protect Their Crops From Big ChillThe cold air over that descended over South Florida the last two nights has kept farmers in the area busy and residents looking for ways to stay warm.
S. Florida Farmers Preparing For Chill A chilly weekend about across South Florida is about to get a little colder come Monday morning.
Livestock "On The Moove" From South Florida PortsThere'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.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-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.
Fla. Tomato Growers: We May Be Out Of Business In Ten YearsFlorida’s tomato growers are in danger of going out of business altogether.
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.
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.
Farmers Examine Crops After Arctic AirFarmers 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.
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.