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Reminders for Hunting Deer in Zones B and C

With their guns sighted-in and bows tuned, hunting enthusiasts will soon be loading up their hunting gear and climbing into a tree stand or blind.  Whether hunting public or private


Every Second Counts in the Rodeo

Polk County Team Competes for State Ranch Rodeo Championship Title by, ERIKA ALDRICH Hurricane Irma changed a lot of folks’ plans in Florida in the month of September, but the


When the Student Becomes the Teacher

Jessica Anderson Receives Polk County Farm Bureau Accolade for Her Outstanding Dedication to Students and Agriculture by TERESA SCHIFFER Jessica Anderson is this year’s Outstanding Agriculture Teacher of the Year

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Honey Bee Lab Central Florida

UF/IFAS Partners with the Florida State Beekeepers Association to Protect Bees, Advance the Industry by TERESA SCHIFFER FOR SOME YEARS NOW, we’ve been hearing about the plight of the bees

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A Way to Grow Sales through Exporting

A new program hosted by the Florida Small Business Development Center is helping local farmers and producers to maximize their growth potential through export sales! This program provides a scholarship

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Recipe Spotlight

Southern Staples For Your Farmhouse Table There’s nothing like good, old Southern cookin’ to make a body feel satisfied – physically and mentally.  You just want to kick back and

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Dr. Robert Gukich Honored for Excellence in His Field

Local Large Animal Vet Specializing in Bovine and Equine Species Recognized for his Service When Dr. Robert “Doc” Gukich was honored with a prestigious award recently, he said he was

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Growing Lemons in Florida— Could They Make a Comeback?

  While Florida agriculture works to recover from the damage left behind by Hurricane Irma, the industry has turned its attention to citrus with the monthly Citrus Forecast from the

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The Plan for Recovery, Post Hurricane Irma

Grove Owners Take in the Damage and Map Out a Strategy for Bringing Fields Back to Full Health It was supposed to be a good year for Florida’s citrus growers.