posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:17 PM
The nation's largest retailer became the most influential corporation to join the initiative promoted by a coalition of farmworker activists based in southwest Florida.
posted on December 20, 2013 at 9:54 AM
The man trapped the 4-foot-long gator at a nearby park and brought it to the store where he proposed to trade the animal for a 12-pack of beer.
posted on May 10, 2013 at 2:05 PM
The bill sponsors say it is a truce between environmental groups and sugar farmers in a decades-old dispute.
posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:43 PM
Coca-Cola buys a third of all Florida oranges according to company officials.
posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:08 PM
Experts and growers say warm, dry weather; too much fruit on each tree; and citrus greening disease are the likely culprits.
posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:41 PM
Being challenged are two no-bid, 30-year lease extensions for sugar and vegetable farming.
posted on December 7, 2012 at 12:07 PM
Grant will pay 200 dislocated oystermen to re-shell bay in the Florida Panhandle
posted on February 10, 2012 at 1:23 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The lingering dispute over new water pollution rules for Florida will move to an administrative law court following final passage Thursday of a bill that in effect gives them legislative approval.
The Florida Department of...
posted on January 13, 2012 at 10:29 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Coca-Cola is acknowledging that it was thecompany that alerted federal regulators about low levels offungicide in its own orange juice and in juice made by itscompetitors. The warning prompted juice...
posted on January 6, 2012 at 4:14 PM
It's a tense time at Imperial Tropicals, one of central Florida's largest ornamental fish farms.
posted on November 4, 2011 at 4:15 PM
HAWTHORNE, Fla. (AP) - When you think of Florida fruit, oranges,
grapefruit and strawberries come to mind. But blueberries?
Hundreds of small blueberry farms have opened in the Sunshine
posted on January 7, 2011 at 5:01 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- December's wave of unusually cold weather has destroyed much of Florida's green beans and sweet corn, which means shoppers will pay more at the grocery store and see more imports on the shelves.
posted on November 19, 2010 at 5:11 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency has set legal limits for farm and urban runoff polluting waterways in Florida, the first time the federal agency has set standards for a state.
posted on November 12, 2010 at 5:11 PM
MIAMI, Florida (AP) - Florida's incoming governor and other newly elected Republicans on Friday joined a chorus of politicians and others who have been urging the Environmental Protection Agency to delay new water pollution rules.
posted on October 15, 2010 at 5:10 PM
MIAMI (AP) -- A group representing Florida farmworkers and one of the country's largest tomato growers said Wednesday they reached an agreement that will finally guarantee higher pay and better conditions for the workers.