Month: May 2020

The Use of Biochar in Growing Citrus

Biochar holds a lot of promise for improving soil health in Florida’s citrus industry, especially when it comes to combating citrus greening. Citrus greening damages a citrus tree’s roots, making water and nutrient uptake a real problem. Citrus researchers and growers have found that adequate irrigation, the use of precision fertilization, and focusing on soil …

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Ben Adams, Jr.

Investing in Our Workforce

As our state begins the process of easing stay-at-home orders and opening up businesses, ACS has continued to invest in its workforce of dedicated, essential employees. The most important investment we made was to maintain our workforce. While the number of inbound truckloads has diminished due to a reduction in orders for hotels, restaurants, and …

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Queen Bee

Alecia Crauswell’s Business Buzzing at Lakeland’s Red Roof Farms by MARY TOOTHMAN After 24 years in military service, it was quite a career switch when Alecia Crauswell found her way into the beekeeping life at Red Roof Farms.  But once a family member got into beekeeping, she found herself drawn to the fascinating world of …

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