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Citrus Industry is NOT Looking Sunny….

The list of damages continues to grow in Florida after Hurricane Irma. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam took an aerial tour of orange groves the southwest portion of the state.   Read more

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EPA is sidestepping calls from state regulators who are pressing the agency on whether it will meet a year-end court deadline for completing the first three consultations under a new federal framework for assessing pesticides’ risks to endangered species after industry groups earlier this year urged the agency to scrap[…]

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Biotechnology

The European Court of Justice has ruled EU member state governments cannot ban the cultivation of genetically engineered crops without scientific evidence of risk to human health.   Read more

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Precision Agriculture

Do a 15 Minute Cybersecurity Makeover

Scan today’s headlines and it’s easy to see it’s a scary time in the digital age: an Equifax hack exposing up to 143 million credit records; mobile malware (malicious software) that targets early versions of Android Oreo; and new “phishing” scams affecting WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger users. Makes you want to unplug and go[…]

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