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The SECURE Act may change your financial plans

On December 20, 2019, a new bill known as the SECURE Act took effect. This will impact nearly everyone’s financial planning; for some, it will be significant. Here are a

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Getting the Garden Ready for Spring

Welcome to February in Central Florida! We may not be shoveling driveways and using snow tires, but winter brings its own set of challenges to Florida gardeners. We have a

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Hands-On Training With Soil Moisture Sensors

Florida’s sandy soils mean that water management is a key component of growing crops in The Sunshine State, and UF/IFAS Extension agent Dr. Charles Barrett, a Regional Specialized Agent specializing

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Turning Our Youth Into Ag Advocates

Ours is an industry that is consistently asked to deliver more with less. More product, from less ground, and with fewer workers to staff it. And at the same time,

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Salmonella — Cause or Consequence?

An adult horse with diarrhea can be a real headache. Not only is it messy but it means your horse’s intestinal track is not feeling well. Diarrhea can cause cramping

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Audit Just One More Way to Embrace High Standards

It’s Leap Year, and while 2020 gives us an extra day in February, it comes after two of our biggest days of the year — our annual BRCGS (Brand, Reputation

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Combating Postbloom Fruit Drop

Citrus greening has certainly taken center stage when it comes to combating diseases in Florida’s citrus groves, but Postbloom fruit drop (PFD) is one disease that citrus growers cannot afford

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A Time for Growth and a Time to Plan

The new year brings about changes and resolutions, and for gardeners that can mean turning a new leaf. It’s a time for growth and planning, pruning and planting. What’s going

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A Call to Revamp Citrus Classifications

Florida’s citrus industry is as full of regulations, statutes, and rules as it is varieties of citrus. These regulations all served a valid purpose at one time, but many in

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Identifying and Treating Colic in Foals

Horses and foals are the same animal, but as with most babies, they can show illness and discomfort a little differently.  A behavior frequently overlooked and often seen as cute