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High-Density Citrus Farming 

While one part of the citrus research industry is looking for ways to develop HLB-resistant trees in order to maximizing yield, another part is focused on the configuration of the


Adapt and Overcome

Despite Greening, Citrus is still King in Highlands County by RACHEL CHRISTIAN Highlands County has a population of roughly 105,000 people. It’s also home to about 110,000 cattle and 8.5


Mineral Nutrition More ImportantThan Ever in Citrus

Mineral nutrition is an essential part of a citrus grower’s management plan, but citrus greening has made it more important than ever. Citrus greening attacks a citrus tree’s ability to


Finding the right boot for your Florida lifestyle

The key to finding the right boot is balancing the three C’s: construction, comfort and cost. When we’re evaluating the three C’s, I like to rank the features in three


Benefits to Having an Attorney During Your Ag Real Estate Transactions

There are a lot of real estate transactions that are a part of being a farmer or rancher, and having an experienced real estate lawyer on your side is a


Know-How for Your Landscape

by WILLIAM “BILL” DOTY July and the Florida Summer is upon us, which means it’s time to arm yourself with the knowledge that will keep your lawn and garden looking


Cold Chain Vulnerability

Cold chain vulnerabilities obviously receive more attention and scrutiny in the hot summer months, beginning with the trucks and carriers that transport the products from manufacturers to warehouses such as


Do you know what your Social Security income will be?

As you’re planning for retirement, one important step you must take is to determine how much potential income you’ll receive each month. You invest money to grow your portfolio so


Tissue Sampling Offers Insight into Nutrient Supply

With the summer months in full swing, now is the best time to collect leaves for leaf tissue sampling in order to gauge how healthy your trees are, and potentially,


Summertime Fresh From Florida Commodities

In the previous column, I discussed Florida’s super status as a “specialty crop state,” so named because it produces a wide range of about 300 agricultural commodities each year. From