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Changes in Florida Citrus Production Practices

Citrus greening, also known as HLB, has changed the landscape of the Florida citrus industry, including the recommendations for citrus production practices and best management practices (BMPs). As research yields

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Cattle: Worth Their Weight in Water

While ranchers may give great consideration to their cattle’s diets, making sure to give the appropriate balance of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, and minerals, they may be a little less vigilant

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State Offers EIA/Coggins Test Verification Cards

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services now offers Equine Infectious Anemia test verification cards. These laminated cards are available for horse owners as proof of a negative EIA

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Taking Care of the People Who Make It Possible

It’s the end of 2021. Some of us would add “finally” after that and put our head down and just push through to next year.   And there are reasons

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Farm to Table: What Does It Really Mean

As consumers grow more agriculturally conscious, a number of terms have sprung up to entice these would-be customers. One such term is “farm to table,” which is meant to imply

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Combating Preharvest Fruit Drop Related to Citrus Greening

Preharvest citrus fruit drop has been a concern for Florida citrus growers for the past few harvest years, and it’s no surprise that there is a connection to citrus greening,

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Something to Be Thankful For

Here’s a little cold storage trivia for you: It’s the lead-up to the Thanksgiving holiday: What meaty food item is occupying a lot of space in our Auburndale facility?  

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The Rights and Rites of Passage

November is a magical time for thousands of hunters across our nation who are heading for the woods. They are hard to see in camouflage, as they silently climb up

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Eastern Equine Encephalitis Cases High This Year

As of November 3, 2021, the state of Florida has had 18 confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). We discussed this topic back in January, but due to the

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Research Delves Into Use of Kaolin Clay Against Greening

A recent webinar that was a joint effort by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the University of California looked at the results of current