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Springtime in Central Florida: Let’s Get Planting

The weather here in Central Florida has been running hot and cold lately, but one thing is for sure – spring is just around the corner! Spring is a time


Planting Density Trials at the Indian River Research and Education Center

One of the new approaches Florida citrus growers are taking to stay profitable in the era of citrus greening is to look to high-density plantings. In the past, citrus groves


Florida Farm Bureau a Source of Advocacy and Opportunity

Anyone familiar with the Farm Bureau, or any of the satellite organizations working within communities, is no doubt aware of their advocacy for agriculture as a business and for the


Cultivating the Next Generation of Farmers in Florida

“No Farmers. No Food.” It’s a quote I’ve carried throughout my life coming from a fifth-generation farming family in Florida. But as I’ve had the privilege to meet different farmers


Breeding Trouble With your Mare

Are you having trouble getting your mare bred? There are several reasons this could be happening. First, we have to look at overall health of the mare with regards to


The Real Estate Market: New vs. Existing Homes

The glut of new homes that were built during the last peak real estate cycle (2004 to 2007) created more supply of homes than there was demand. This caused our


AA Ratings Are Who We Are

For the third year in a row, Adams Cold Storage received the AA rating after our annual BRC Global Standards Audit in late February.    The rating, which reflects the


Investing in the Future of Florida Agriculture

The future of Florida’s agriculture industry is being secured and shaped in universities throughout the state. At Martin Law Office, we know the value of education, and we feel it’s


Bamboo an alternative crop for citrus growers

Florida citrus growers are doing everything in their power to stay solvent in the face of citrus greening. Adding in alternative crops is a good option, and many citrus growers


Finding Her Way

Young Rancher Credits UF/IFAS Extension for Much of Her Success by BRAD BUCK, UF/IFAS correspondent Megan Johnston works alone, proudly managing a 140-acre ranch. Though there are no typical days,