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The right thing to do

The weeds infesting the field made for slow walking. The torn plastic on the raised soil beds that once bore a bumper crop now hosted decaying leaves and rotted remains

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Editor’s Blog: Ag Literacy Day is coming!

The Youth in Ag edition is here! This is always one of my favorite editions to put together. All of the smiling faces are reason enough to relish in these

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Publisher Letter: The journey has just begun

This month marks the third anniversary of Central Florida Media Group. Three years ago last month, as I packed up boxes and took down 24 years worth of plaques, awards

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Securing against Equine Herpesvirus Myelencephalopathy (EHM)

According to a February 22 report from the University of Florida’s Veterinary Hospital, a horse tested positive for Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) at the HITS Ocala show grounds. EHV-1 is

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Ways to expand your farm-related business

If it’s time to grow your farm-related business, expanding into new markets is a good way to do it. One way is to market to government through Florida’s “Farm to

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Agritech update: Data collection in field at root of success

Your success as a farmer is in the field, where you reap the harvest of your labors. It’s no different with agri-technology: Getting it right in the field is key!

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The PCFB President’s Column

The “Annual Youth in Ag” edition is one that I look forward to reading each year. There is something invigorating about hearing how our youth are continuing ag traditions while

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What is Florida’s Right to Farm Act?

Along with many other states, Florida adopted right-to-farm legislation curtailing the rights of neighboring landowners to bring nuisance suits to prohibit certain farming operations. The Florida Right to Farm Act

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Publisher Letter: A video worth sharing

Every once in a while, we watch a commercial that is more than just a marketing ploy meant to try and get us to buy something. They are diamonds in

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Land Management: Time for Fertilizer and Pesticide Applications

As winter fades and crops begin to blossom, it is once again time to diligently apply granular and spray fertilizers and pesticides. We have inventoried how much of each material