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Deadline to Apply for CRAFT Cycle III Is October 14

While many of us have been enjoying a little down time for the summer, the CRAFT staff, Technical Working Group (TWG), and Board of Directors have been hard at work

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Staying Up to Date on Citrus Fertility Recommendations Is Critical

Research has led to changes in the production practices of citrus since HLB was introduced to Florida. Nutrient rates, applications, irrigation timing and managing soil pH are all important to

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Tactics for Controlling Snails in the Grove

Florida citrus growers currently have a lot on their plates, but a new—albeit relatively slow—problem has crept up: snails. A recent UF/IFAS Tip of the Week and the July Highlands

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What Is a Coggins Test?

Most horse owners are familiar with the requirement for a negative Coggins test under various circumstances, such as traveling out of state, showing or selling your horse but many are

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Stargrass Thrives in Warmer Climates

The quality of grass-fed beef is naturally dependent upon the quality of the grass used for grazing. Over the past several months, we have discussed a wide variety of forage

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Finding the Good

It’s not news to say that it’s easy to find bad news. It comes through our phones, across our desks, into our eyes and ears whether we’re seeking it or

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Plan Your Estate Evaluation in Advance

It has been a busy month! September has been wall to wall with calls on everything from a hardware business to major motels and, of course, all of the estate

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August – Link Found Between Organic Acid, HLB

A common symptom of Huanglongbing (HLB) in citrus trees is leaf chlorosis, where the leaves develop yellow blotches. HLB is caused by a bacterium that resides in the plant phloem,

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Stay Alert for Pests Common This Time of Year

Bugs could have a field day this time of year in your lawn and garden if you don’t keep them under control. Here in Central Florida, there is a list

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Charity Auctions Play a Key Role in Fundraising

A price of $54,000 is not much money for a house, car or pickup truck these days. It is five times what my first house cost me. But how about