Helpful Tips for a Beautiful Backyard Pond

By Grace Boggess There are plenty of renovations that can be quick and easy which can turn your regular backyard into a beautiful relaxation

Eichar Apiary: Saving the Bees One Hive at a Time

By Abby Crawford Let’s talk business, and I’m talking bees-ness. The bee industry has been facing a difficult time here lately. I wanted to take

Warner Clay Shooting Team Aiming to Compete in 2018

by TIM CRAIG What started as a way to get involved in the community has turned into a competitive sport as Warner University will field its

Q&A About Upcoming Ranch Rodeo & Cowboy Heritage Festival

By Mary Toothman Put on your cowboy boots and get ready for a rodeo reunion. The 2018 Florida Cattlemen’s Associations Florida Ranch Rodeo &


What’s Your Ag Story?

Tristen Walling, Lakeland, FL “At a young age, I was introduced to the agriculture industry where I was taught how to plant crops and nurture an

Looking to the Soil for Solutions in the Fight Against Greening

ON 15 ACRES at Howey-in-the-Hills in Lake County, a citrus grove once abandoned by its owner has new life, witnesses say. Hamlin orange trees

Harvesting Machine Eases Labor Demands for Growers of this New, Alternative Crop

THE FOUNDERS of Caloosa Hops in Lake Wales could harvest their novel crops manually, but the idea does not appeal to them much. It’s been enough

Microchipped Equine: The Equine Industry is Finding Many Benefits in the Use of RFIDS

IDENTIFYING YOUR HORSE has always been an issue, but it’s one that technology is improving upon. While the means of identifying your horse can be


Harvest Time

Farm Safety 101 While the total number of agricultural fatalities has been decreasing in recent years, farm safety is still an important topic,

Florida Roots

Florida’s Favorite Red, Juicy, Triangle by MARY TOOTHMAN There’s no question that watermelon is a popular crop among growers: it’s grown in more

Harvest Time: Catching up With Tom West Blueberries

How Did the Farm’s Switch from Citrus to Berries Pan Out? by MARY TOOTHMAN  The Tom West family farm that once grew citrus in Ocoee switched

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Looking to the Soil for Solutions in the Fight Against Greening On 15 acres at Howey-in-the-Hills in Lake County, a citrus grove once abandoned