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When Illness Strikes Your Child, Count on Same-Day Appointments

by HEATHER MCKENTLY, MD, FAAP A cold or similar virus for a child is not treated the same way as an adult.  As parents, when our children are sick, our


The Results of a UF/IFAS Study on Controlled-Release Fertilizer

by MIKE ROBERTS Nutrition is a major force in the fight to combat the citrus production losses caused by citrus greening. A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural


Deck the Lawns with These Care Tips

by WILLIAM “BILL” DOTY Like the holiday song says, most people indoors at this time of year decking the halls with boughs of holly and decorations.  What it doesn’t tell


Planting the First Seed

By Baxter Troutman What is farming? I can give you some dictionary definitions — the practice of agriculture or aquaculture, or the activity or business of growing crops and raising


The Right People, Protection, and Equipment for Cold Storage

By Ben Adams, Jr Like Santa Claus and his elves at their toy-making tasks in the bitter cold of the North Pole, it takes hardy souls to help keep food


Drone Use in Agriculture

By Patrick Spinosa The use of technology in agriculture is becoming a more common method to efficiently keep ag operations running smoothly. The rise of agriculture technology can be seen


Why Asset Titling Is Important

By Eric Greenhow Asset titling is of the utmost importance for you and your family – but you might be asking why. Do you have your children listed on any


Florida Strawberries and Fertigation— ‘It’s the Hard that Makes it Great’

by JOHN BAXTER It’s no secret that Florida strawberries are delicious.  You would be hard-pressed to meet someone who doesn’t agree.  It’s also no secret, at least among Florida growers


Common problems seen in Central Florida Camelids

By Dr Katie Hennessy Camelids (llamas and alpacas) are becoming increasingly popular pets in central Florida. These animals are native to the high altitudes and relatively dry climates in South

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Innovations in the Food Supply Chain Help Keep Our Food Safe

by TERESA SCHIFFER Technology is omnipresent in modern society, and with it we have seen monumental improvements across many sectors of industry. We can track the pizza we ordered, monitor