Month: June 2021

Minor Scores Major Win

Longwood Boy Places Second in Inaugural Cooking Competition by PAUL CATALA Nathaniel Forkin could’ve made the recipe easier by simply going to the supermarket and buying a box of pre-made lasagna noodles. But instead, the 9-year-old Longwood boy chose to meticulously make the noodles from scratch using flour, eggs, water, parchment paper and a roller.  …

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Blueberry Rebound

2021 Harvest Up 4.9 Million Pounds From Last Year by PAUL CATALA Blueberry grower Kyle Hill credits man and machine for helping to overcome the blueberry blues. In 2020, the Florida Blueberry Growers Association reported a season yield of only 17 million pounds of blueberries on about 5,500 acres, harvested statewide from mid-April through May.  …

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The Greening Challenge

Executive Director of CRDF Tweaks Approach to Research by HEATHER MACHOVINA Rick Dantzler, executive director of the Citrus Research and Development Foundation, recently spoke to a group of citrus growers from Highlands County about the future course of Florida citrus. Since 2009, CRDF has funded 462 projects and spent $165 million in an effort to keep …

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When Will the Bubble Burst?

As an auctioneer, I’m frequently asked, “What’s going on in the economy? When are we going to see a turndown? When is the bubble going to burst?” We are looking at a real estate market that is on fire. It is obvious what is causing it — the Feds are giving away money. When interest …

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Katie Hennessy

What Vaccines Does My Horse Need?

After the year we have had, you’re probably sick of hearing about vaccines, but our equine friends need protection from some of the nasty viruses they may encounter. Vaccines are designed to optimize your horse’s immune system so that they’re primed for a rapid response to an infectious agent. While a vaccine isn’t guaranteed to …

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Ben Adams, Jr.

When ‘Normal’ Evokes Awe

It’s summer. Those two words are packed with the promise that there are new days ahead while recognizing a continuation of the things we have always done. Especially this year.   Here at Adams Cold Storage, summer means continuing the work we have done for the past decade: safely storing food supplies from across the …

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