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Harvesting the Holiday

Dade City’s Ergle Christmas Tree Farm helps the holiday spirit bloom by PAUL CATALA For at least a decade, Tony and Tracy Sanderson have driven  roughly eight miles south for

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The Power of Aquaponics

Traders Hill Farm Takes Sustainable Farming to Another Level by TERESA SCHIFFER Farming is changing rapidly in the 21st century. We are seeing major improvements in the way farmers care

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Worth a Thousand Words

Lake Wales Photographer Adam Strang Bass Captures Images of Old Florida by PAUL CATALA It’s not hard to picture the scene. Adam Strang Bass lives in the world he captures

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Nurturing Young Minds

Polk County Farm Bureau Recognizes Ag Teacher and Ag Program of the Year by TERESA SCHIFFER When the coronavirus pandemic disrupted supply chains early this year, consumers got a crash-course

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Alternative Treatment

Acupuncture Can Help Variety of Ailments in Horses, Dogs by TORY MOORE, UF/IFAS correspondent Acupuncture is widely known but not fully accepted as a form of “go-to” treatment for humans

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Renaissance Man

Brad Phares: The Businessman, the Artist, the Cowboy by MARY TOOTHMAN He majored in agriculture at the University of Florida, went on to get a law degree, has written several

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Signs of the Season Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida

Florida Citrus Struggling, but Still a Leading Crop by ERIKA ALDRICH Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida Citrus is one of The Sunshine State’s leading agricultural products, and despite

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From the Ground Up

Umatilla’s Treadwell Farms Harvests First Hemp Crop by HEATHER MACHOVINA In June of 2019, Florida Gov. DeSantis signed into law that a hemp program would be created in Florida beyond

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Signs of the Season

Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida Celebrating Fall With Florida Pumpkins and Squash by ERIKA ALDRICH Fall is upon us, and that means it’s pumpkin and squash season. These

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2020-2021 Citrus Forecast

  Despite Expected Drop in Production, Growers Encouraged That Mexico, Brazil Face Same Challenges by TERESA SCHIFFER This year’s citrus harvest wasn’t exactly one for the record books, but overall,