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Objectivity Key to Citrus Harvest Estimates

Despite the ongoing industry challenges, citrus is still royalty in Florida agriculture, and, like “the Royals” in England, royalty will get the headlines — in the Sunshine State especially but

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Your Foal Is Here Safely, Now What?

You’ve waited (im)patiently for your new foal, and now it’s time to make sure they get the best start possible. Most mares will give birth without any assistance and will

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How to transition your farm to the next generation

Most families who have farm or ranch operations have worked hard for many years to ensure the financial success of their business. A big part of many farm business plans

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Bad Footwear Can Cost You Productivity and Profits

Ever seen a guy or gal walking the heels off of a pair worn-out boots? Or worse, maybe that’s you?  What you put on your feet has a huge impact

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Food Defense Plan an Invaluable Tool in Safety, Quality

One food defense model just got an upgrade, and our whole safety plan gets the benefit. In late September, the Food and Drug Administration released an updated version of its

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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