Archive

Back to homepage
Column

Farming industry gets social with ‘felfies’

Farming is a very rewarding occupation, but it can also be very lonely, especially for small family-owned farms. Their days can be isolating. Their audience of animals may be great

Departments

Commissioner’s AgriCorner: Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award recipients

Florida’s farmers and ranchers have not only fueled our people and economy for the last five centuries, they have proven themselves as responsible and innovative stewards of our land. Today,

Column

August’s most wanted list for your garden

Insects are active this time of year, so you need to create your “most wanted” list of pests to look out for and manage, if necessary. Check your lawns and

Featured

Before you hit the happy riding trail

What to consider in a horse for recreation Many people dream of owning a horse, envision riding around trails, cleaning and currying and connecting with a noble creature that has

Column

Agricultural Marketing 101

To stay top of mind with today’s consumers, a digital marketing campaign is a must. The payoff for your agricultural operation comes when a campaign successfully moves more of the

Featured

Mapping the citrus genome

Understanding the citrus species’ past to unlock a more disease-tolerant future  Citrus was first domesticated in Southeast Asia, then spread to Europe and the Americas via trade routes, and has

Column

A look at the international seafood trade and the cold supply chain

There’s no denying that ours is a global economy, and that, by and large is a good thing. In addition to the competition it fosters— keeping prices low and quality

Featured

Agritourism Update: Public enjoying life on the farm—from tours to weddings

In an era of increasing urbanization, farmers and ranchers are finding people still love the outdoors and the nostalgia of country living. As they look for creative ways to increase

Departments

From Fancy to Jerky— Cooking for Wild Game

Bringing home the bacon is easy if you have money and a store nearby. But even bacon can get boring. Florida hunters have a lot to choose from that can

Column

Reporting what you sow: depreciation

Property that you acquire while running your farm or ranch is often considered depreciable, meaning that the IRS allows your business to recoup a portion of the cost of the