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Why Bamboo is a Viable Commercial Crop for Former Citrus Groves

Bamboo is a useful commercial crop grown around the world. There are 2 broad types of Bamboo growth habits that we consider. The running types can spread quickly and become

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Latest Orange Forecast Lifts Hopes

The USDA’s February Florida all-orange forecast brought a few rays of sunshine to Florida citrus growers with a modest increase in the forecast. Florida’s citrus growers have been seeing citrus

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Spotting and Treating Thrush on Horse Feet

What exactly is thrush and how does it affect horses? Thrush is a bacterial infection of the grooves of a horse’s frog and hoof. Horses with deep grooves next to

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The Importance of Youth in Ag

The relationship between agriculture and the youth in our communities is a symbiotic one — mutually beneficial, each helping the other to grow. How does that work out? Consider the

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Performance During Crisis

In late February, Adams Cold Storage underwent the annual BRC Global Standards Audit. Once the technical review is completed, we anticipate our fifth consecutive AA rating. Regardless of our score,

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Auctions Gauge Real-Time Value

Once again, we recently witnessed the extreme power of the auction method of marketing. Our team was commissioned to sell the Ben Hill Griffin estate in Frostproof — a beautiful

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Gardening Tips to Help You March Into Spring

It’s time for the gardening tips for March. We have some great suggestions this month to make anyone a lawn and gardening pro. Your yard needs some much-needed attention during

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Avoiding the Salt-Out of Liquid Fertilizers

While Florida is not known for cold weather, it does get cold enough on occasion that growers need to watch for the salt-out of liquid fertilizers. While liquid fertilizers have

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Equine Piroplasmosis: What You Need to Know

Equine Piroplasmosis (EP) is a foreign animal disease caused by the protozoan parasites, Theileria equi and Babesia caballi. This blood-borne disease of horses, mules and donkeys is spread by ticks

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My Most Influential Professor: Army Drill Sergeant John Henry

I graduated from college a full year early, spent the summer working the night shift at ButterKrust Bakery in Lakeland and went to the University of Florida College of Law