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Voting Is a Privilege and a Duty

Thomas Jefferson was fanatical about the decentralization of the Federal government, writing other than a military and printing money the states should be left in charge of their destiny.  Should

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Proud of a Past That Serves the Future

Do you remember the last century? We called it the 1900s. Sounds a little weird when it’s put that way, doesn’t it?    Referring to 21 years ago as “the

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Fall Back into Good Gardening Habits for Autumn

With all the rain we’ve gotten in the past few months, the nutrients in the soil need to be restored, and now is the perfect time to do it.  The

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Citrus Outlook is Stable

While this year didn’t break any records, it was a decent harvest for Florida citrus growers. At the recent Citrus Research and Development Foundation’s Virtual Educational Session, economist Dr. Marisa

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From the Editor’s Desk: Help for Farmers Is On the Way

If there’s one thing we’ve learned so far this year, it’s the fact that good news can get buried under the COVID-19 chaos. In this case, the news was not

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Precision farming techniques for citrus production

Precision farming has been a big topic in agriculture as it maximizes yields and reduces input costs for growers. A UF/IFAS research group is currently conducting a variety of different

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When the Best Beef Isn’t on Store Shelves

Even without a global pandemic limiting the availability of beef, it can be difficult to find grass-fed beef at the neighborhood grocery store. Especially once you start looking beyond the

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Keep an Eye on Your Horse’s Eyes

A horse’s eyes are very important and injuries to them should always be considered an emergency.  It is not uncommon for a horse to acquire a minor eye injury while

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FFA Training Center: A Place for Social Distancing

We often see articles about places to go with family, friends, or associates for relaxation or meetings that provide open and interesting spaces, or accommodations and dining that make us

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What a Fish Story Says About Relationships

In the conference room at our Auburndale offices, there is a map of the world. On that map, there are pushpins, and each pushpin represents a story about a relationship