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Small farms on a Mission to grow alternative

Growers experimenting with soil-less, protected cultures, and new crops A Winter Haven ministry is growing food for the poor using vertical plant towers. The hydroponic/aeroponic system produces vegetables and fruits

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AgriBiz Profiles

Advantage Hedging & Topping: Citrus Trees Responding to Nutrition and ‘Drastic Cuts’ Like many people in the citrus industry, April Miller is doing business differently these days because of citrus

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The true tale of tuna in the cold supply chain

The cold-supply chain provides volumes of interesting “there-to-here” stories— tales about how foods get safely from production to your dining table. Picking up from last month’s column, let’s tell the

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Business rules for the Affordable Care Act, part I

To say that the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA)— aka “Obamacare”— is far reaching is quite the understatement. If not significantly changed, the ACA will touch everyone in the USA.

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Recipe Spotlight: How to cook like a pro with food from your farmers’ market

A foodie in a farmers’ market is like being a kid in an old fashioned candy story… I want one of this, two of that, a bag of those, a

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September means planting to the beat of a different drum

As the weather starts to change its tune, so too must we plant to the beat of a different drum for our garden and landscape’s health. Now is the time to

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Hot topics at the upcoming Horse Short Course and Trade Show

UF/IFAS Extension Agents offer a fountain of knowledge for equine lovers Mark your calendars horse lovers, because the UF/IFAS Extension Office of Osceola County is offering a Horse Short Course

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FFA Corner: Ag Time with Abby – How FFA can help feed the hungry

Hello Everyone! I’m very excited to be a new member of the Central Florida Ag News team! I wanted to tell you all a little about myself and my mission.

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Equine Dental Care

A horse’s teeth are an extremely important part of their overall health and wellbeing, but they are often overlooked. Teeth are the very first step in feed processing and digestion.

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Final Florida Cattle ID Rule kicks in

What ranchers need to know about the official individual identification process The Florida Cattle Identification Rule went live on September 4, which means all cattle operations need to understand the