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First Aid Kit for Your Horse

Equine emergencies can happen at any time, so it’s important to be prepared and have a readily accessible list of important phone numbers, insurance information, equine transportation options and your

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Loss-Aversion Bias

Have you ever bought a stock, and almost immediately it started increasing in price, at which point you’re pleased that you have a nice gain!  Then, something happens in the

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A Solution to Lousy Work Boots Causing Back and Leg Pain

Your job is tough enough.  Why make it tougher wearing a lousy pair of work boots?  Last month, I wrote about how poorly constructed work boots provide insufficient support and

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Our Commitment to the Magic Number

The Bob Dorough song says that “3” is the magic number, but at Adam’s Cold Storage, the magic number is 41 for refrigerated foods.   While ACS only handles packaged

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In Appreciation of Our Farmers

“Agriculture is the greatest and fundamentally the most important of our industries. The cities are but the branches of the tree of national life, the roots of which go deeply

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Tips for Fall in Florida: Lawn and Garden Management

As the cooler months of the year approach, it’s important to ensure your garden is ready to withstand any obstacle Mother Nature may throw at it. Here at Doty Farm

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Fertilizers Playing a Big Role in High-Density Citrus Plantings

High-density citrus plantings are something many Florida citrus growers are turning to in order to try to maximize production in the face of citrus greening. The idea is simple enough:

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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