For this edition of Central Florida Ag News, I had the pleasure of visiting Lightsey Cattle Company and meeting some of the Lightsey family. Cary and Lane Lightsey (brothers and co-owners of the family-operated ranch) gave me the tour and made introductions.
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In 2013, Florida will celebrate 500 years since it was discovered by Juan Ponce de Leon. He named this land “La Florida” because it was the season known in Spain as “Pascua Florida,” the Festival of Flowers, and because much of the land’s vegetation was in bloom. Later, in 1539, another European settler, Luis Hernandez
It’s hard to believe that we have already reached our final gardening tips for the year. If you have kept up with our suggestions and properly cared for your lawn and garden throughout the year, they should be looking nice and healthy. Here are just a few more tips to ensure your outdoor areas look
Have you ever bitten the side of your cheek or had a cavity? If you have, then you know how uncomfortable that can be.
Anyone involved in the transportation and warehousing of goods is likely aware of the acronym RFID (short for radio frequency identification). The online RFID Journal (www.rfidjournal. com) defines RFID as a “generic term that is used to describe a system that transmits the identity (in the form of a unique serial number) of an object
Another year has come and gone for Florida agriculture, and despite the uncertain hurdles ahead, we’re working to turn our challenges into opportunities.
Citrus nurseries are backed up, more backed up than I’ve seen them in years. So now is the time to ride through your groves, see which trees are holding fruit, get rid of those that aren’t and order replacements.
Last month, more than 50,000 members of the FFA gathered in Indianapolis, Indiana, for the National FFA Convention. There, they learned about career opportunities in agriculture, lent a helping hand to the local community, and elected a Floridian as the next president of the National FFA.
While we are still a few months away from tax season, it’s never too early to get all your ducks in a row and stay ahead of the game. If a problem is lurking below the surface of your small business, it would be much better to catch it now rather than later. Here are
At Central Florida Media Group, we’re constantly thinking about and looking for better ways to connect with our advertisers and readers. We also recognize that for print media to thrive in a digital world, it must evolve and become a more engaging version of its ancestors. In this edition of Central Florida Ag News magazine,