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Systemic Acquired Resistance and Parson Brown Sweet Orange

Parson Brown is a sweet orange variety that has been in Florida since the 1850s, originating as “a chance seedling at the home of Reverend N.L. Brown near Webster, Florida

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Grass-Fed Beef: What You Need to Know

Chances are, you’ve at least heard the term “grass-fed beef” being used more frequently lately, especially among people who truly care about the food they eat. It pops up on

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Watch for Lameness in Your Horse

If you have ever owned or been around horses, then you are probably familiar with lameness issues. Lameness is a change to a normal gait. You may notice your horse

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Where are the Peacekeepers?

Peacekeeper has been defined as a mediator, a parent, a restorer of civility and, out West, a revolver. We have been subject to mass disinformation from both sides of the

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The Path to Recovery

As our “beloved” 2020 drifts through its final quarter, there are signs of a strong “restart” underneath the months of hardship.   According to an October 12 article in the

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Help Your Yard Get Through the Winter

November is here, so for all intents and purposes, winter has arrived in Florida. We might finally begin to get consistently cooler temperatures as we wrap up the year and

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Worth a Thousand Words

Lake Wales Photographer Adam Strang Bass Captures Images of Old Florida by PAUL CATALA It’s not hard to picture the scene. Adam Strang Bass lives in the world he captures

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Nurturing Young Minds

Polk County Farm Bureau Recognizes Ag Teacher and Ag Program of the Year by TERESA SCHIFFER When the coronavirus pandemic disrupted supply chains early this year, consumers got a crash-course

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Alternative Treatment

Acupuncture Can Help Variety of Ailments in Horses, Dogs by TORY MOORE, UF/IFAS correspondent Acupuncture is widely known but not fully accepted as a form of “go-to” treatment for humans

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Renaissance Man

Brad Phares: The Businessman, the Artist, the Cowboy by MARY TOOTHMAN He majored in agriculture at the University of Florida, went on to get a law degree, has written several