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THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE IS COMING

The increasing cost of production is on everyone’s mind this year. Farm income is expected to reach $113 billion in 2021, due mostly to strong market prices and global demand.

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Alternative Power

Floating Solar Panels Introduce New Possibilities for Ag by PAMELA PALONGUE   Many people, including those in the agriculture sector, are embracing a new type of solar power technology that

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Quality Items and Professionalism Set Our Auctions Apart

Our next upcoming sale at Rocking H Ranch will be on January 29. We are selling a firearm store’s complete inventory and at least three estates, a collection of jewelry,

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Changes in Florida Citrus Production Practices

Citrus greening, also known as HLB, has changed the landscape of the Florida citrus industry, including the recommendations for citrus production practices and best management practices (BMPs). As research yields

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Cattle: Worth Their Weight in Water

While ranchers may give great consideration to their cattle’s diets, making sure to give the appropriate balance of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and minerals, they may be a little less vigilant

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The Future Is Taking Shape Right Now

The Gulf Coast Research and Education Center demonstrated once again at the recent Florida Ag Expo where the future of Florida agriculture is happening today.   I was proud to

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State Offers EIA/Coggins Test Verification Cards

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services now offers Equine Infectious Anemia test verification cards. These laminated cards are available for horse owners as proof of a negative EIA

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Taking Care of the People Who Make It Possible

It’s the end of 2021. Some of us would add “finally” after that and put our head down and just push through to next year.   And there are reasons

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Signs of the Season: Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida

by TERESA SCHIFFER Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida   When we think of corn, we often envision the expansive cornfields of the Midwest. But since the 1940s, the

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Polk County Farm Bureau 2021 Outstanding Ag Program of the Year

Southwest Middle School Katrina Lynn, Ag Teacher story by CAROLE MCKENZIE, Polk County Farm Bureau Executive Director photos by MACI MAY, Bartow High School FFA   The Southwest Middle School