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Tax Reminders for Your Ag Operation, Part I

In the world of taxes, if the ag operation is owned by a sole proprietor (be it an orange grove, strawberry crop, fish farm, or cattle ranch), then that entity


Trail Riding Through History

A Unique Horse Riding Experience at the Florida Agricultural Museum It’s prime riding season, and horseback riders looking for a unique experience can ride the trails at the Florida Agricultural


Fall Back into Good Gardening Habits for Autumn

With all the rain we’ve gotten the past few months, the nutrients in the soil needs to be restored, and now is the perfect time to do it. The changing

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Florida Blueberries on TV!

Blueberry fans may be interested in a recent TV segment from the Florida Channel that focused on the history of the University of Florida Blueberry Breeding Program, as well as


TRIM-ing Down Your Property Taxes

As we fall into a new season, county taxing authorities are beginning to send out notices of proposed taxes, often referred to as TRIM notices. These notices contain an estimate


Major Themes from the Small Farms Conference

Growers Looking to Diversify with Alternative Crops Some small farmers are looking to hydroponics to meet increased demand in direct-to-consumer markets. At this summer’s Florida Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises


Citrus Update: What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Potential

Before we know it, it will be time to harvest the citrus fruit we’ve worked hard all year to grow. When we do, we need to consider more than price.


Keeping Horses Fit as They Age

The key to caring for the older horse is to understand how the horse’s body changes and how those changes impact their needs. Similar to humans, as equines age they


@griTech: Using Smartphone Apps for Better Irrigation Management

A lot of people today use smartphones and mobile app technology to have up-to-date information right at their fingertips, but not every profession, Clyde Fraisse notes, has been quick to


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

Last month, we addressed the mandatory health insurance coverage provisions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). However, certain groups are not required to be insured and thus are not subject