November 2021

Ben Adams, Jr.

Something to Be Thankful For

Here’s a little cold storage trivia for you: It’s the lead-up to the Thanksgiving holiday: What meaty food item is occupying a lot of space in our Auburndale facility?   Turkey? (No … I mean, let’s be honest, that wouldn’t be very “trivial,” would it?)   Brisket for smoking? That smells yummy, but no.   …

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The Rights and Rites of Passage

November is a magical time for thousands of hunters across our nation who are heading for the woods. They are hard to see in camouflage, as they silently climb up into their tree stands or slip into their blinds and wait for daylight. All the while praying for the “big trophy buck” to come close …

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Plant This, Not That

UF/IFAS Extension’s Guide Identifies Invasive Plants by TORY MOORE, UF/IFAS correspondent Florida’s climate makes a cozy environment for a variety of plant species. The downside is that invasive and potentially destructive species often try to call Florida home, too. A new guide developed by UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County outlines which plants to avoid and which …

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The Beauty of Bok Tower

Intricate, Carefully Planned Details Make Carillon Tower One of a Kind by TIM CRAIG   Even the drive into Bok Tower Gardens is a work of art.   As the road twists and winds, the trees and landscape alternately reveal and hide the 205-foot tower in a playful, hide-and-seek fashion. The drive into the gardens …

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