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@griTech: Colony Collapse Disorder causing concern for apiaries

It is estimated by experts that the U.S. honeybee industry is responsible for pollinating almost $15 billion worth of crops each year. This important little bee is an essential part

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Hot topics for your lawn this summer

With all the heat and rain we are experiencing lately, it’s that time of year when the pests come out in full force. Make sure to get a good systemic

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The latest story on Mr. Story

| Recognized for putting the world of Florida citrus above himself | Here at Central Florida Ag News, we would like to take a moment to congratulate one of the

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Quinn Carter an exhibitor to be reckoned with

High school student has Brangus in the blood Quinn Carter grew up barrel racing, hunting with her father, and enjoying her days on the family’s ranch, Rafter Double C. It

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A lifelong career with Florida agriculture

In the photo: At the Polk County Farm Bureau Harvest Celebration, Ray Crawford, left and in inset photo, receives an award from PCFB President Les Dunson for his many years

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Warning signs of heat stress in horses

| Recognize the symptoms and know what to do | “We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave, the temperature’s rising, it isn’t surprising …” that your equine might

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Commissioner’s AgriCorner: A spoonful of facts and forecasts for Florida blueberries

WHILE MANY OTHER industries have suffered during difficult economic times, Florida agriculture remains one of the strongest pillars in the state’s economy and continues to grow. During the last year,

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A lifelong career with Florida agriculture

Ray Crawford on ‘retired’ life USUALLY, the phrase “hit the ground running” is used to describe how an employee begins a new job. However, in this instance, Ray Crawford recently

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Recipe Spotlight: Red, white and blue food for the holiday

THERE’S NOTHING LIKE like the red, white and blue on a patriotic holiday. It’s the stars and stripes, and in this case, the colors of a July Fourth Florida feast

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Keep your business growing with satisfied customers

LAST MONTH, we touched on getting new customers with the help of local tradeshows. We’re now going to focus on the different types of customers you have and how to