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Ag Time with Abby: Day-by-day highlights from the Polk County Youth Fair

Photo captions: (Top left) The Fat Chance Show Team won the Team Herdsman Award. (Bottom left) Abby Crawford is pictured with Charley Belcher. (Bottom middle) Tori Harrison from Winter Haven

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Recipe Spotlight: Cooking with your edible garden

THE RADISHES are poking their little green heads up in the garden. It won’t be long before the kids can help with the harvest. Greens are getting ready for cutting,

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Ag Time with Abby: Can you smell what’s in the air?

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Can you smell that? It smells like pigs, cows, barbecue, cake, walking tacos, and hay! Where can you catch the scent of all of this in one

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Commissioner’s AgriCorner: With increased trade, comes new threats

OUR ECONOMY is more global than ever. Boundaries, currencies, and cultures are no longer impediments to the exchange of goods, services, and ideas. New technologies and innovations in transportation have

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Commissioner’s AgriCorner: Florida farmers stay one step ahead of winter

KNOWN AS THE NATION’S “winter salad bowl,” Florida produces an abundance of the freshest and highest-quality products in the world this time of year.

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FFA Corner: Ag Time with Abby

| ’Tis the season to serve and think about your future in the ag industry | FFA IS AN ORGANIZATION that revolves around service. One act of service that many

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Recipe Spotlight: Making the perfect holiday gift basket with Florida produce

IT’S ALMOST CHRISTMAS, BUT THAT’S NOT NEWS. The problem is what to get for the person who has everything and you have nothing for. Food is always a good answer,

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FFA Corner: Ag Time with Abby – Adding STEM classes to Dundee Elementary’s ag program

As I reflect on things I am thankful for this month, I would like to thank the recent donors to Project Fill ’Em Up: Jarrett Gordon Ford, Center State Bank

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Commissioner’s AgriCorner: Our work is not done

It has been a great privilege to represent Florida as Commissioner of Agriculture for the last four years, and I’m proud of what we have been able to accomplish together,

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Creative prep and presentation for the holidays

If food looks wonderful, chances are that it tastes as good as it looks. Our traditional five senses (sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste) tell us what to expect from