Events

From trade shows to educational seminars, from sales events to community relations, SMR Farms is always involved in a variety of events and activities that we want our customers and friends to know about.

 
04/22/14
SMR Farms Cowboys Are Off To The WRCA World Championship! Again!
Round Two! That’s the opportunity the Cowboys at SMR Farms are getting at the Working Ranch Cowboys Association (WRCA) World Championships in Amarillo, Texas the second week in November. They secured a spot by winning one of the only two WRCA qualifiers east of the Mississippi in Arcadia, Florida on April 7th. This will be the second time in four years that SMR Farms will get the chance to bring the World Champion Crown and the “Gold Buckles” back to Lakewood Ranch. SMR Farms partnered up with their friends at the Deseret Ranch to create the winning team. Deseret Ranch is the largest cow-calf operation in the United States.
 
04/22/14
Nursery Tree Practices - Air Root Pruning Systems
You probably already know that SMR Farms grows beautiful containerized and RPG field-grown trees. You may also already know that100% of the containerized trees grown by SMR Farms utilize an air root pruning system. These proven systems simply produce a better tree and a better root system, creating successful outcomes for our customers. Click on the thumbnail or header for our flier on these systems.
 
04/22/14
Bahia By The Roll
Our Bahia harvesting folks can put together Bahia rolls for your next project. These consistent 42" x 70' netted rolls are ideal for almost all Bahia projects, helping you to save time and money. Of course, slabs are available as well. Click on the thumbnail or header for our flier, and call Gary Bradshaw at 941-812-5692 for price and availability.
 
02/26/14
The 2014 Golf Industry Show Is In The Books
The 2014 Golf Industry Show Trade Show at the Orange County Convention Center is in the books. It was a great show with a very bullish vibe on the status of the golf industry. The exhibition of new and innovative products was great, and traffic was very solid. Thanks to all those who stopped by to see us!
 
10/10/13
The 2013 Landscape Show Is In The Books
Congratulations to the FNGLA for a great 2013 Landscape Show. The new hall was fresh, and the education and networking opportunities were a real bonus. Thanks to all of you who came by SMR Farms' booth to hear about our high-quality material: Florida No.1 air root pruned containerized and RPG field-grown trees. This is material that received premium care during the tough times, is looking for a new home, and we have the numbers for your largest project! So do the right thing and give Chris Medico a call at 941-812-5696 for pricing and availability. You'll be glad you did.
 
10/03/13
SMR Farms Named a 2013 Tropicana Grower of the Year
For the 5th straight year, SMR Farms has been named a Tropicana Grower of the Year. The Grower of the Year award is based on fruit quality, load quality, fruit variety mix and agribusiness management. The management practices component of the award looks at harvesting methods, grove practices, labor programs and commitment to agricultural sustainability. SMR Farms currently is partnering with Tropicana on a multi-year citrus fertilization project aimed at comparing traditional fertilizers with low-carbon-footprint products as part of Tropicana’s widely-acclaimed and industry-leading global sustainability efforts. “It’s a great feeling to see our citrus operations recognized in this way. In spite of the very real and difficult challenges we face in the citrus industry, our production team continues to do a great job.” said SMR Farms President, Mac Carraway.
 
09/19/13
The 2013 FTGA Conference & Show Is In The Books
The 2013 FTGA Conference & show is in the books, and it was a great one. If you missed it, here are some highlights: / Launch of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) supporting outreach, advocacy and research for the green industries. / Great education tracks / Wreaths of Grass awarded to Betsy McGill - Turfgrass Producers of Florida and Dr. Laurie Trenholm - UF/IFAS. Both hugely deserving. / Luncheon keynote from state Respresentative Jake Raburn. / Great golf and networking. Thanks to all of you who came by our booth at the trade show. See you again next year!
 
07/03/13
2nd Quarter 2013 Cattle Herd Update
Click on the thumbnail or header to read the latest update on our beautiful beef cattle from Jason McKendree, SMR Farms' Cattle and Lease Manager.
 
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