On November 1, Ed Pines of EIP Citrus Management, LLC received the Commissioner’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award for his environmental dedication and innovative techniques in the citrus industry.
The year 2019 brought many successes for Farm Credit of Central Florida and we are extremely grateful. We served our communities, our customers, transitioned into our new Brooksville office and made the announcement for our new main office.
Cultiva has brought their specialized growing techniques to Florida. The company specializes in the production of baby leaf greens, including baby leaf spinach and arugula. Baby leaf crops are incredibly delicate and typically not conducive to Florida’s growing conditions.
With the New Year upon us, many are setting resolutions. If it is not already on your list, add keeping good farm records to your list. Keeping records supports details and inventory when you need to purchase crop insurance or submit documents for loan requests, USDA filing and taxes.
Director Ronald Wetherington Inducted into the Florida FFA Hall of Fame. A fourth-generation Dover farmer, Farm Credit of Central Florida Director Ronald Wetherington is an alumnus of Turkey Creek High School and a proud alumnus and supporter of Florida FFA.
As we brace for potential impact from Hurricane Dorian, it is important that farmers and ranchers are prepared. The next few days are the perfect opportunity to ensure that your operation and your family are prepared for damages that may occur. Check out our hurricane preparedness tips.
Now a sixteen-year-old sophomore in high school, Rachael has taken entrepreneurship courses teaching her about projects and developing business plans. Her school requires a community service project, so when she learned about a herd of eighteen Morgan horses surrendered to Marion County Animal Services; she knew it was meant to be her project.