The Florida Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday amended SB 10 and sent it to the full Senate for a floor vote on April 13. SB 10 is Sen. Joe Negron’s bill proposing to build a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee in the Everglades Agricultural Area.
Can the coarse-droplet nozzles required for use in the auxin-tolerant cropping systems be used for the delivery of peanut weed control programs? Or more simply, will growers have to switch nozzles every time they go from an auxin-tolerant cotton or soybean field into a peanut field? That could be both[…]Read More »
Knowing what’s at stake for Florida farmers if they don’t get the help needed after enduring a historic weather event, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam has sent an urgent letter to the state’s congressional delegation requesting disaster relief for the sector, which suffered a major blow from Hurricane Irma — to the tune of[…]Read More »