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@griTech: Using Smartphone Apps for Better Irrigation Practices

| CFAN August/September 2013 Web Exclusive Feature | A lot of people today use smartphones and mobile app technology to have up-to-date information right at their fingertips, but not every


Supporting the Farm to School Program, Part II

At Adams Cold Storage (ACS) in Auburndale, we were pleased to have had the opportunity last year to be part of a Farm to School pilot distribution project. The task


The Birth of an Industry, Part II

A Look at Irrigation Methods and Cold Protection from Past to Present The northeastern citrus productions never fully recovered from the Great Freeze, and during their rehabilitation another damaging freeze



Class never runs scared. With class, you can meet life head on and handle whatever comes along. Jacob had it. Esau didn’t. Symbolically, we can look at Jacob’s wrestling match


Florida Roots

LEGOLAND Honors Florida’s Deep Connection to Agriculture What do Legos have to do with agriculture? Quite a bit, actually, if you visit the Fresh From Florida Greenhouse at LEGOLAND in


Does the Healthcare Reform Law Apply to You? – Part I

Beginning in 2014, the mandatory health insurance coverage provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) go into effect. But the law does not require everyone to have


Plan Ahead to Protect Your Business from Hurricane Losses

The hurricane season typically peaks between August and October, so act now to protect your farm or ranch from the ravaging effects of a storm. Residents and businesses along the


Don’t Be a Victim of Theft on the Ranch

Prevention Tips from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to Help Keep Thieves at Bay Theft has become, unfortunately, a common aspect in our daily lives, and even equipment on our


What is Grass Tetany in Cattle

Grass tetany is also known as hypomagnesaemia (or grass staggers), and is a magnesium (Mg) deficiency in cattle, primarily lactating cows. This deficiency can occur when there is a change


Victory over weeds, pests and more

July has arrived and the battle to keep your lawn and garden looking victorious has commenced. Here are some tips you can arm yourself with. Now is the time for