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New findings for a greening ‘trap plant’

Promising lab studies show how to stop psyllids in their tracks Citrus greening, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB), has been rapidly infecting citrus groves all around the world. Since the

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Recipe Spotlight: Give your favorite desserts the blue switch

Life is all about choices. Pick and choose what you want to do with what you have to do it with. When you have plenty of blueberries and a lot

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How to recognize the signs of laminitis in your horse

Laminitis is an extremely painful cause of lameness in horses. Laminitis occurs due to inflammation and interruption of blood flow to the sensitive and insensitive laminae of the foot. The

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Will jump for food

Ridge Riders 4-H Group puts on horse shows to help feed local kids On May 17, Ridge Point Stables, located on Firetower Road near Lake Hatchineha, hosted the second Ridge

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How to be a wise bidder at a real estate auction, step 1

If you are looking to buy or sell a home, business, or agriculture property, take a look at the benefits of purchasing and selling via the auction method.  Many buyers

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Commissioner’s AgriCorner: Proposed EPA rule will redefine ‘waters’ of the U.S.

Despite the federal government’s long history of egregious overreach and land grabs, it recently outdid itself.

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The ‘how’ and ‘why’ of treating your lawn in June

Why should you treat your yard in June?  Because now is the best time to plant new lawns and patch up old ones.  During the rainy season, you can use

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Protecting and conserving through best management practices

Why four million acres of Florida farm and ranch lands are already enrolled Agriculture has been in the spotlight for many years for environmental problems. It seems we always have

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Words to the wise on filing federal taxes for your farm business, part III

In the last two columns, I’ve discussed how important it is to keep appropriate and sufficient records for your farm business.  However, if you’re growing a small crop for recreation

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Two sisters learn the ropes of ag

Bailey and Blair Buchanon carry on family traditions as Junior Cattlewomen In most households with teenage girls, the focus is typically on things like boys, clothes, and music.  In the