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Prepare Your Lawn and Gardens for the Winter

Florida’s winter officially begins in November. During this time it’s important to help keep our lawns as strong as possible.  A good tip is to overseed poor lawns with ryegrass.

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New UF/IFAS Citrus Nutrition Program Focuses on Custom Nutrient Programs

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) unveiled its new Citrus Nutrition Program at three workshops in October and early November at UF/IFAS research and education centers.

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So Many Reasons to Thank a Farmer

As we approach the season of gratitude, which quickly transitions into the season of giving, I can’t help but think of our farmers. Many of them — ranchers and growers,

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First Aid Kit for Your Horse

Equine emergencies can happen at any time, so it’s important to be prepared and have a readily accessible list of important phone numbers, insurance information, equine transportation options and your

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Loss-Aversion Bias

Have you ever bought a stock, and almost immediately it started increasing in price, at which point you’re pleased that you have a nice gain!  Then, something happens in the

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A Solution to Lousy Work Boots Causing Back and Leg Pain

Your job is tough enough.  Why make it tougher wearing a lousy pair of work boots?  Last month, I wrote about how poorly constructed work boots provide insufficient support and

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Our Commitment to the Magic Number

The Bob Dorough song says that “3” is the magic number, but at Adam’s Cold Storage, the magic number is 41 for refrigerated foods.   While ACS only handles packaged

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Honoring the Herd

Artists Paint Fiberglass Cattle in Campaign for Great Florida Cattle Drive by MATT COBBLE On Saturday, October 26, arts and agriculture enthusiasts in Central Florida were treated to a unique

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Natural Beauty

Tarpon Springs Artist Captures Floridian Culture and History by MARY TOOTHMAN Christopher Still’s art serves many purposes.  It is a teacher. It is a visual history. It has imagination; sometimes

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Hope for the Holidays

Ag Angels Program Thriving in 13th Year Serving Children in Hardee and Highlands Counties by TERESA SCHIFFER Christmas is a special time of year for most of us. It’s a