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March 14, 2019
New Drone Technology has Potential to Save Citrus Trees and Money
  A new study from the University of Florida found that using drone technology can “save growers time, money, and labor costs.”  Instead of manually counting the number of trees in groves, these drones give farmers the ability to more accurately represent numbers of citrus trees, while also gaining the ability to monitor trees’ health, traits, […]
March 13, 2019
Southeastern Crop Handbook 2019 Released
Hot off the press from American Vegetable Grower and in its twentieth iteration, the latest version of the Crop Handbook is now available for download.  This comes as a result of collaboration between researchers and specialists from 12 land-grant institutions across the United States. To download a copy of the PDF, click here.  
October 29, 2018
Dr. Angle Begins Term as Director at USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Dr. J. Scott Angle will be the new Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.