Living the Dream: A Woman with Many Hats and a Heart for Cattle

Dr. LuJean Waters is a big animal veterinarian making a living in what used to be a man’s profession. Just two miles from her family’s old

A Family Business: Emily McKenna Lassiter Grew up in the Citrus Groves

Emily McKenna Lassiter is a woman deeply dedicated to her family, and the family citrus business. She also has a strong affection for citrus

Ag Woman Pioneer: Dr. Martha Rhodes Roberts: Advancing Florida Agriculture

Meet Dr. Martha Rhodes Roberts, a leader in Florida agriculture. Agriculture is a leading industry in Florida, and The Sunshine State’s ag

What’s Your Ag Story

My Ag Story started very early in life, I was born and raised in the cattle industry. My family has been involved in the cattle industry in


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


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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

Recipe Spotlight

Adding Citrus to Your Summertime Cookout We have determined that every day is cookout day in Central Florida. And Central Florida citrus is a

Commissioner’s AgriCorner

Preserving Our Way of Life With more than 1,000 people moving to Florida every day, we must continue to prioritize the preservation of our

Recipe Spotlight: Favorite Recipes that Paint Your Plate Blue

WE HAVE HAD A LOT OF FUN cooking and eating Central Florida blueberries since I first wrote about them in Central Florida Ag News in 2011. We