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Agricultural

Watch Out For State Taxes in Tax Reform

The Senate has finally released their tax bill.  This bill along with the House bill has several provisions that will reduce FEDERAL income taxes, but in many cases, these reductions may actually have no change to state income taxes or in some cases, you may see an increase in state[…]

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Biotechnology

Bioengineering of Wheat Still Faces Significant Challenges

“Everything that my lab has produced is down in the basement.” That is how Peggy G. Lemaux, Ph.D., described the decades of work on genetic engineering (G.M.O.s) and genetic editing she and her colleagues at the University of California’s Plant & Microbiology have produced.   Read more

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Precision Agriculture

US Ag Equipment Manufacturers Eye Cuba

U.S. manufacturers appear to be racing the clock before the Trump administration tightens economic relations between the U.S. and Cuba. Over the last week, both John Deere and Caterpillar announced agreements with the Cuban government that might let the two Illinois-based companies sell farm tractors and other heavy equipment on[…]

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Ag Legislation and Regulation

Worldwide Agriculture and Trade

Food Trends

Our appetite directly influences what and how farmers grow and market their product. But hunger pangs come and go. In the same vain, so do food trends. Scanning the current culinary scene, several UF/IFAS food system experts took a stab at what’s coming to the table in 2018. Here are some of[…]

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