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Nano Riley is a journalist, environmental historian, and an adjunct professor at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. She is the author, most recently, of Florida's Farmworkers in the Twenty-First Century.

Jennifer Taylor Educates and Advocates for Underserved Small Farms in Florida

Jennifer Taylor and Ron Gilmore at their Georgia farm. (Photo credit: Candace Pollock Moore / SSARE)

Can Cover Crops Save Florida’s Citrus?

UF/IFAS specialist and citrus growers scout the grove for insects. Beneficial insects are always around with the diversity of species and flowering in the cover crops. (Photo by Juanita Popenoe)

Burning Sugarcane in Florida is Making People Sick. Could ‘Green Harvesting’ Change the Game?

aerial view of a sugarcane harvest in florida with burning fields

Toxic Red Tide is Back in Florida. Is Big Sugar to Blame?

Red Tide caused by Dinoflagellates off the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Pier, La Jolla California. (Public domain photo by P. Alejandro Díaz and Ginny Velasquez)

Farmworkers Are on the Frontlines of Climate Change. Can New Laws Protect Them?

Agriculture workers pick strawberries from a produce farm in Camarillo, Calif.