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Signs of the Season sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida

Florida Is the Second-Highest Strawberry-Producing State Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida by ERIKA ALDRICH Florida strawberries are some of the most beloved berries in the country, especially because

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The SECURE Act may change your financial plans

On December 20, 2019, a new bill known as the SECURE Act took effect. This will impact nearly everyone’s financial planning; for some, it will be significant. Here are a

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Getting the Garden Ready for Spring

Welcome to February in Central Florida! We may not be shoveling driveways and using snow tires, but winter brings its own set of challenges to Florida gardeners. We have a

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Hands-On Training With Soil Moisture Sensors

Florida’s sandy soils mean that water management is a key component of growing crops in The Sunshine State, and UF/IFAS Extension agent Dr. Charles Barrett, a Regional Specialized Agent specializing

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Turning Our Youth Into Ag Advocates

Ours is an industry that is consistently asked to deliver more with less. More product, from less ground, and with fewer workers to staff it. And at the same time,

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Salmonella — Cause or Consequence?

An adult horse with diarrhea can be a real headache. Not only is it messy but it means your horse’s intestinal track is not feeling well. Diarrhea can cause cramping

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The SECURE Act may change your financial plans

On December 20, 2019, a new bill known as the SECURE Act took effect. This will impact nearly everyone’s financial planning; for some, it will be significant. Here are a

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Audit Just One More Way to Embrace High Standards

It’s Leap Year, and while 2020 gives us an extra day in February, it comes after two of our biggest days of the year — our annual BRCGS (Brand, Reputation

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Combating Postbloom Fruit Drop

Citrus greening has certainly taken center stage when it comes to combating diseases in Florida’s citrus groves, but Postbloom fruit drop (PFD) is one disease that citrus growers cannot afford

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Andy McDonald of Sweet Life Farms Describes Why Advocacy Efforts Are More Important Than Ever Before by TERESA SCHIFFER Sweet Life Farms in Plant City might be relatively new in