Florida Ag Expo 2020 Update


Florida Ag Expo Update Florida Ag Expo, an annual trade show with educational seminars for vegetable and specialty crop growers, has decided to forego its 2020 event. Read more.

Thank You For a Great Florida Ag Expo!


The 2019 Florida Ag Expo broke all previous attendance records as growers filled the trade show and seminar hall with enthusiasm about hemp and other hot topics for Florida agriculture. AgNet Media would like to thank the growers, exhibitors, industry members, and sponsors who made this year's show possible. Stay tuned for the announcement of the 2020 Florida Ag Expo date. We look forward to seeing you next year!
  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Glen Treadwell of Treadwell Farms won a gun safe that Everglades Equipment Group contributed as a prize in a drawing for preregistered growers. His daughter, Jamie, accepted the prize for him.

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

  • Florida Ag Expo 2019 held at the at Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC)

Florida Ag Expo Updates


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RSS Vegetable & Specialty Crop News

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    Asian bean thrips (ABT) continue to be problematic for vegetable producers in South Florida. According to the University of Florida/IFAS, populations are increasing consistently across the region. Reports from the Homestead region indicate Asian bean thrips are the predominate species, though have decreased from 100% ABT to 70% ABT and 30% F. palmi. Other thrips […]
  • The Challenges of Controlling Silk Flies in Florida Sweet Corn
    By Julien Beuzelin Corn silk flies are the most damaging insects of sweet corn in southern Florida. Adults of three species(Euxesta stigmatias, Euxesta eluta and Chaetopsis massyla) are commonly observed in commercial fields where they lay eggs on sweet corn silks. Maggots feed on silks and kernels before leaving the ear and falling onto the […]
  • COVID Impact: Financial Sting Comparable to Hurricane Irma
    COVID-19 adversely affected Florida’s vegetable and specialty crop producers in 2020. The financial impact was staggering, comparable to hurricanes that ravage the region almost every year. Christa Court, an assistant professor of regional economics at the University of Florida/IFAS, compares the pandemic’s impact to Hurricane Irma, which impacted the state in 2017. “The one that […]

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