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8 TRAIL RIDING 20 SCIENCE THAT’S 
THROUGH HISTORY
PROPELLING AG

It’s prime riding season, and INTO THE FUTURE

horseback riders looking for a The battle against citrus 

unique experience can ride the greening, efforts to conserve 
trails at the Florida Agricultural water, and monitor the weather 

Museum near St. Augustine.
all have benefited significantly 

from the digital age. Discover 
14 THE BIRTH OF AN how scientists are using 

INDUSTRY, PART IV
technology to keep agriculture 

Continue to walk with us moving forward.
DEPARTMENTS
through citrus history as we 
11 Publisher Letter
look at the rise of nutrient 26 CHALLENGING KIDS 
12 President’s Column 
application technology and how THROUGH AG
16 Commissioner’s
the market for juice came into EDUCATION
ON THE COVER
AgriCorner
prominence.
This year, a young local Dr. Nabil Killiny, an 31 agcommunity

instructor with a lifelong passion assistant professor of 34 Calendar of Events 
18 LOTS OF ‘FISHY’ Entomology for the 38 Editor’s Blog
for her profession was selected by 
BUSINESS AT CRYSTAL Polk County Farm Bureau as Ag University of Florida (UF) 39 Classified Directory 
42 
LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL Teacher of the Year.
and a scientist at the Citrus Recipe Spotlight
Research and Education 
Find out why Polk County Farm 
Bureau awarded this school Center, is conducting very 
promising research on a 
with the Ag Program of the
way to thwart the spread of 
Year Award for its outstanding citrus greening.
aquaculture and other ag 
FOR MORE PHOTOGRAPHY
programs.
from this edition, visit our website Cover photography by 

at www.FloridaAgNews.com.
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