Agriculture

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services confirmed it found three invasive Oriental Fruit flies in farmlands south of Miami-Dade County. This species is labeled one of the most serious fruit fly pests in the world and lays eggs in host fruits.

The federal government will provide $340 million to help Florida citrus farmers recover from Hurricane Irma.

Florida business leaders are pushing back against a potential change to Florida’s constitution. It would require businesses to verify new workers are eligible to work in the U.S.

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Today marks the 45th annual National Ag Day, a time to reflect on where our food comes from.

But, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences works every day to raise agricultural awareness, not only in the state of Florida but across the nation as well.

President Donald Trump is threatening to put tariffs on steel and aluminum imported into the United States, and Friday the European Union released a list of products it says it will tax in retaliation—including Orange Juice.

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