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It’s Celebration Time!

PICK YOUR DAY . . . IT’S CELEBRATION TIME! • October 2 is National Homemade Cookie Day [emember_protected custom_msg=”Click here and register now to read the rest of the article!”]


Super WiFi Expanding Our World

Technology is dramatically changing the way we do business in the ag world. Farms that could not get Internet service are now getting service. The range and signals are stronger


Commissioner’s AgriCorner: Farm to School Program Update

As Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture, improving the nutritional value of school meals by adding more locally grown produce to school trays is one of my top priorities. In 2011, I


September Gardening: It’s Time to Plant

As summer weather fades away, gardeners will want to plant annual flowers and vegetable plants. It’s also the ideal time to transplant trees and shrubs, which grow easily this time


The Birth of an Industry, Part III

A Look Back at Citrus Variety Development and Disease Management Citrus varieties have changed through the years with intricate and thoughtful cultivation. Prior to the Great Freeze, Dr. H.J. Webber

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Kathleen Sr. and Lake Gibson Middle FFA chapters accomplish major feats

| CFAN September/October 2013 Web Exclusive Feature | Agriculture students in the Lakeland area have excelled in a variety of areas outside the traditional scope of agriculture.   Students in Kathleen


An Equestrian Sport on the Rise

Q&A on Cowboy Mounted Shooting Cowboy mounted shooting is a popular equestrian sport, which is gaining popularity. It involves shooting, 1880s style, with two single-action 45-caliber revolvers while mounted on


Taking a Look at Client Entertainment Expenses

Building and maintaining client and vendor relationships is the key to a successful business. Though there are definite benefits of entertaining key relationships, associated costs can easily add up. Luckily,


Showing Support for the Future Farmers of America

In June at the 85th annual FFA Convention in Orlando, the Florida FFA Association announced plans to build a new $1.5 million headquarters building on the campus of the Florida


Commissioner’s AgriCorner: Operation Outdoor Freedom Update

Two years ago, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services launched Operation Outdoor Freedom, a program that invites wounded service members and veterans of the U.S. military to enjoy