Month: June 2013

Recipe Spotlight: Patriotic desserts made with Florida ingredients

July 4: Dad’s done. The ribs are bare and the corn cobs look like modern art. Though belts are bursting, there’s always room for a little holiday dessert. Now’s the time for Florida fruit … just to make us all feel healthy and take the edge off the guilt from such a rich meal.

New leadership, same educational goal: Rising to the challenge as the new Polk FFA District Advisor

The baton has been passed to the new Polk FFA District Advisor, William Paul Webb, who will start his new position on July 1 to replace the retiring David Byrd, the FFA District Advisor since 2001. [emember_protected custom_msg=”Click here and register now to read the rest of the article!”] “Paul has been genuinely involved in …

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A welcome development for growers

| Coca-Cola company invests in Florida’s citrus-growing future | It might sound contradictory that the manufacturer of a popular soft drink would expand into Polk County’s traditional citrus industry, but Andrew Meadows doesn’t see it that way. [emember_protected custom_msg=”Click here and register now to read the rest of the article!”] He notes, for example, Minute …

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