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Food for the Masses

Brick Street Farms Takes Hydroponic Vertical Farming to Urban Communities    by TERESA SCHIFFER    With a global population now nearly 8 billion with no signs of slowing any time

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The Estate Experience From Start to Finish

Dealing with estates is a large portion of our business. This includes real estate, furniture, collections, equipment, autos, coins, jewelry … the list goes on.   When you lose a spouse

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The Importance of Dormant Season Sprays

Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) management should be part of any Florida citrus grower’s pest management strategy; it’s an integral part of managing the impacts of ACPs, which are the vector

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The Power of Adaptation

Freezing temperatures can be tough on technology, so when freezing temperatures are such a big part of your business model, adapting your technology becomes a high priority.   I was

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Identifying Equine Mobility Problems

Having a regular veterinarian is vital for responsible horse owners. Creating a relationship with your vet for routine health care is essential because when something is wrong or you have

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Your Beef Is Only as Good as Your Soil

The quality of grass-fed beef depends upon the quality of the grass the beef is feeding on. And the quality of the grass depends upon the quality of the soil. 

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Florida’s Agricultural Innovations Ensure More Food Choices and an Economic Boost

by J. SCOTT ANGLE Last summer’s historic heat in the West scorched our food supply. It threatened workers’ health, shriveled crops, and stressed water resources.   More frequent extreme weather

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Signs of the Season: Ornamental, Horticulture Industries Play Big Role in State’s Economy

by TERESA SCHIFFER Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida Florida’s subtropical climate means the state is well-suited for the mass cultivation of ornamental and tropical plants for the rest

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An Eye Toward the Future

Woman of the Year in Ag Angela TenBroeck Focusing on Sustainability by PAUL CATALA   Angela TenBroeck’s agricultural roots stem back to the 18th century when her ancestors began working

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Polk Gears Up for Youth Fair

This year’s event, set for January 22-28, will have familiar favorites and a new event. by CATHERINE CERVONE photo by TOM HAGERTY (2020)   The Polk County Youth Fair is