Florida Ag Expo Once Again a Success

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By Clint Thompson The Florida Ag Expo was once again a success. Attendees flocked to the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Gulf Coast Research and Education Center on Thursday, a year after the event was cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic. Josh McGill, Florida Ag Expo show director, estimated around 800 were in attendance, between vendors …

Florida Ag Expo Underway

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The Florida Ag Expo is underway at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Gulf Coast Research and Education Center. The event returns after last year’s cancellation amid COVID-19. It includes a tradeshow with vendors and multiple seminar sessions from industry leaders and university scientists. The event will conclude this afternoon with field tours.

Up Close and Personal: UF/IFAS Research Highlights Florida Ag Expo

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By Clint Thompson The Florida Ag Expo is less than three weeks away for interested vegetable and specialty crop growers. While most agricultural events are held away from research farms, the allure of the Florida Ag Expo is that it is held at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Gulf Coast Research and Education Center …

Networking a Key Part of Florida Ag Expo

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By Clint Thompson The Florida Ag Expo’s return means more networking opportunities for South Florida producers and industry leaders. That is one of the show’s main benefits it will provide when it returns on Nov. 18 at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC) in Wimauma. “It’s not just …

Florida Ag Expo to Highlight Artificial Intelligence

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By Clint Thompson A focal point of research at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) will be highlighted during the Florida Ag Expo on Nov. 18. Nathan Boyd, associate center director of the UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center and professor of horticulture and weed science, believes artificial intelligence (AI) to be the future …

Registration Underway for Florida Ag Expo

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By Clint Thompson Registration is underway for this year’s Florida Ag Expo, scheduled for Nov. 18 at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Gulf Coast Research and Education Center (GCREC) in Wimauma, Florida. Florida Ag Expo is a partnership between AgNet Media, Inc. and the UF/IFAS. Vegetable and specialty crop producers interested in attending can …

Florida Ag Expo Planning Underway

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Florida Ag Expo is just six months away on Nov. 18, which means the planning process has started for the educational seminars. The event will kick off with a general session focusing on precision agriculture. There will be a panel discussion and general overview of the latest precision technologies in the industry. The general session will be followed by two …