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Sweet Win

Leila Sabet Crowned Miss Florida Citrus After Virtual Pageant By MARY TOOTHMAN When Leila Sabet of Ponte Vedra Beach was crowned Miss Florida Citrus on June 13, you could have

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Industrial Hemp the Latest Tool for Bioremediation

Hemp4Water Making Progress in Mission to Clean Lake Okeechobee.

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Signs of the Season – sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida

Florida’s Climate Is Perfect for Growing Watermelon  Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida by ERIKA ALDRICH Watermelon is a perennial summer favorite, and a big majority of the nation’s watermelon

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Florida’s Rich Blueberry History

Decades of Hard Work by Agricultural Pioneers Made Industry What It Is Today  by HEATHER MACHOVINA Blueberries made it from farm to table in the U.S. in 1916, when the

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Up Against the Odds

Florida Blueberry Growers Work Through Pandemic by PAUL CATALA In late March, blueberry farmer Bobby Barben said he wasn’t sure what to expect for the 2020 Florida blueberry growing and

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Coordinated Research

Industrial Hemp Pilot Project Expands to On-Farm Trials by TORY MOORE, UF/IFAS correspondent  As the UF/IFAS Industrial Hemp Pilot Project moves into its second year, on-farm research trials begin with

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A Hunger for Homegrown

COVID-19 Gives Unexpected Boost to Demand American Grown Campaign by TERESA SCHIFFER It is not yet possible to determine the full impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the world’s

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Signs of the Season – sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida

Stone Fruits Round Out Florida’s Sweet Offerings Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida by ERIKA ALDRICH While citrus may be The Sunshine State’s bread and butter when it comes

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Keep things running in the toughest conditions-Sponsored by Perkins Power

Farming as a career isn’t always an easy road. No one signs up for it to coast, but because farmers are passionate about what they do.    But that doesn’t

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Queen Bee

Alecia Crauswell’s Business Buzzing at Lakeland’s Red Roof Farms by MARY TOOTHMAN After 24 years in military service, it was quite a career switch when Alecia Crauswell found her way