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Postbloom Fruit Drop

A common problem that many citrus growers face annually is post-bloom fruit drop. This disease is caused by a fungus known as Colletotrichum Acutatum. The fungus survives between bloom periods

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Fall is coming: Timely Tips for Your Lawn and Garden

Our fall gardening season is kicking off, and now is the time to think differently about your garden and landscape’s health.  It’s time to plant annual flowers and vegetable plants.

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From Free Soil Testing Kits to Bactericide Injections: Citrus News and More

Citrus is a major industry in the Sunshine State, and the developments concerning citrus are numerous as growers, researchers, and industry leaders all pull together to ensure the success of

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Resources Abundant for Those Seeking Recreation in Florida

This being the sportsman and ag-recreation edition of Central Florida Ag News, I wanted to let folks know how well these two elements fit together in Florida. If you think

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Protect Your Horse From Sun, Hard Ground

Summer is a wonderful time of year, but it poses several risks for our equine friends. Dehydration and heat stress are only some of the problems our horses can suffer

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Have You Done a Retirement Income Analysis?

One of the most common concerns we hear almost on a daily basis is, “do I have enough money to retire?” Thought of another way, when will you have enough

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Russell’s ‘Round Up’ Helping to Beat Cancer

Last month, I shared one of my basic beliefs that businesses MUST support our local communities.  On a related note, I believe business owners have an obligation to support causes

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Seal Discipline Is Key to Food Safety

Sometimes it can be the simplest things that provide the highest form of protection when it comes to food safety. Ever since the Tylenol scare of 1982, there has been

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Citrus Is Hitting Heavy in the Fight Against Citrus Greening

Citrus has a long history in The Sunshine State, with Spanish explorers planting the first citrus trees in Florida in the 1500s. Early Florida citrus growers started a deep heritage,

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Agritourism a Win for Florida Farmers

Florida’s year-round subtropical climate and expansive agricultural footprint place the state in a prime position for profit. Agritourism combines agriculture and tourism—the two largest industries in the state—for entertainment and