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AgriGov: The water policy that wasn’t

What’s setting the tone for next year’s legislative session AT THE OUTSET of the 2015 Legislative Session, water seemed to be the issue at the forefront in the minds of

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Akin to one of our steel buildings

AS A BUSINESS, USA Quality Steel Barns & Garages has close ties with the agriculture industry through all of the barns and other ag outbuildings that we’ve installed over the

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Florida roots: A farmer; a superhero — or both?

Christian Spinosa as the voice of Captain Citrus MANY YOUNG KIDS dream of growing up to be a farmer or a superhero, but not usually both. For Central Florida native

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Recipe Spotlight: When life gives you lemons, make more than just lemonade

WHEN FLORIDA gives you lemons, you should make something tasty. Maybe tart. Could be tangy. It doesn’t have to be lemonade. But it could be.

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Annual citrus report 2015

More than just a symbol of hope, growers keep up the fight against citrus greening THE ROUNDUP of news on the most recent harvesting season is in keeping with the

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Soil life challenges: Beneficial minerals in organic humus-composted soil amendment

HUMUS, when used as a soil amendment, is very beneficial in bringing life to your nearly dead sandy Central Florida soils. The beneficial microbial life (i.e., bacteria, fungi, and protozoa)

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PCFB President’s Column: Many deserve thanks for giving ag a boost in legislative session

“WHY DO YOU FARM?” This is a question that most farmers and ranchers hear over and over, year after year. One short answer is “Family,” and not just for our

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Equine white line disease

WHITE LINE DISEASE (seedy toe, hoof wall disease) is a common disease seen in the equine foot that may or may not result in lameness. This disease occurs with separation

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Helping to write the next chapter of Hillsborough County agriculture

Embarking on a study to analyze the economic impact of agribusiness in the area IN 1974, a Hillsborough County government report predicted the demise of local agriculture by the turn

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From the Editor’s Desk: Congrats to FAMU president on new trade policy post

Elmira Mangum, Ph.D, chosen to serve on U.S. Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee for Trade IN RECENT agricultural news, the president of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), Elmira Mangum, Ph.D,