Category Archives: Column

08 Jun
The Potential Benefits of Selling High

Making money can be very simple. Most folks over complicate the process or think that making money is overly complex. Of course, it can be – but doesn’t need to be, at least not 100% of the time. Understanding the buying and selling investment cycle with a focus on “selling high” may have potential benefits

08 Jun
The ACS Food Defense Plan

When signed into law by President Barack Obama on Jan. 4, 2011, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was so massive in scope and so broad and deep in its regulatory reach, it wasn’t practical or even possible to roll out all of its mandates at one time. Instead, the timetable for review, implementation, and

08 Jun
Florida Blueberry Growers Fighting for Fairness in NAFTA

As negotiations are underway on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the concerns of the Florida blueberry growers, and of all Florida farmers, should have heavy weight and prominence in the discussions. Issues that are top-of-mind for U.S. farmers include competition and labor, particularly when it comes to imports from Mexico. Letters from Florida Commissioner

08 Jun
The Benefits of Eating Wild Game

When you go out hunting or fishing, you are participating in the ancient traditions of food acquisition. At Wild Game Food Bank, we always appreciate your donations when thrill of the hunt outweighs the need for fresh meat, but there are also some great reasons to enjoy that meat yourself. The benefits of eating wild

08 Jun
The Ultimate Goal of Our People, Products, and Knowledge

The goal of Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC, has always been clear: to utilize our people, products, and knowledge to bring about the ultimate end result of our customer’s success.  In other words, we care about whether you successfully grow a profitable crop each year. Helena is one of the foremost agronomic solutions providers in the United

08 Jun
Looking Back at This Year’s Blueberry Harvest

In keeping with the theme of this month’s issue of Central Florida Ag News, the Blueberry Roundup Edition, I thought I would share what I’ve heard about how the just-completed Florida blueberry harvesting season went this past year. The word I’ve heard most to describe the blueberry season — from the growing season to the

08 Jun
Hurricane Season Tips for Your Animals

Hurricane season has arrived and officially runs from June 1 through November 30. The hurricane season of 2017 should have been a “wake up” call that we need to be prepared and the best time to do that is now. There is plenty of information out there for preparing your homes, property, and human family

08 Jun
Bill Doty Gardening Tips for June

Gardening ‘To Do’ List in June After a Wet May!  May was one of the wettest months on record for Florida this year so it makes June a critical month to plant new lawns and repair existing ones.  You can use Palmetto plugs to fill those empty spots during the continuation of our rainy season,

08 Jun
Glyphosate Class-Action Lawsuit Asserts the Dangers of Unhealthy Soil

The link between the health of our soil and the health of the foods grown in that soil has been proven time and again. The connection between the health of the foods we eat and our overall health—including our risk for developing diseases—is a no-brainer. At Guardian Soil Solutions we know that healing our soil,

08 Jun
A Hurricane Preparedness Summary to Get You Started on Storm Readiness

June 1st was the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane season. NOAA has predicted that we could be in store for another active hurricane season this year. On our website, GriffinFertilizer.com, we have already published two online articles sharing tips from UF/IFAS on getting your farm or ranch ready. Make sure to go online and