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Commissioner’s AgriCorner

Preserving Our Way of Life With more than 1,000 people moving to Florida every day, we must continue to prioritize the preservation of our agricultural lands and world-renowned natural spaces.


Recognizing the Cream of the Crop with CARES Awards

Most farmers and ranchers that I know have a real love for the land and a strong desire to take good care of it. The land, after all, is how


Equine Summer Camp Safety Tips for Young Riders

Barn Manager at the Florida Agricultural Museum Offers These Reminders for Parents and Kids Now that school is out and summer is here, the kids are going to need something


A New Marketing Strategy for the Florida Citrus Industry

In the mid-eighties the dairy industry tried to convince us that milk was good for you. Some of you may remember the “milk does a body good” television campaign proclaiming


Tree Assistance Program Taps into Industry Needs

  Farmer Encourages Fellow Growers to Apply for Tree Assistance Program (TAP) and Replant Ask anyone in the business and they will tell you: making a living in the citrus


Blueberry industry update

Florida Blueberry Growers Vying with Competitors for Lucrative Spring Marketing Window AS FLORIDA’S BLUEBERRY industry matures, increased competition is making it harder for growers to realize dreams of blue gold.


Students Will Get the Squeeze on the Industry During Citrus Youth Day

Event Offers Unique Insight into Relevant Topics and Career Opportunities On Thursday, June 22, 2017, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30p.m., students 8-18 years old will have the opportunity to learn


It’s all about dairy in the month of June

University of Florida nutrition expert says a glass of milk packs a ‘nutritious punch’ HEALTH-CONSCIOUS PEOPLE may fire up special juicers or buy prepared beverages that are touted to benefit


Recipe Spotlight: Favorite Recipes that Paint Your Plate Blue

WE HAVE HAD A LOT OF FUN cooking and eating Central Florida blueberries since I first wrote about them in Central Florida Ag News in 2011. We have more berries

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Lawn Care Tips

With the recent weather changes, stay updated on how to maintain your lawn with advice from UF/IFAS experts, and Farm and Garden business owner Bill Doty. With the weather changing