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A Learning Process

Florida Hemp Farmers Use Lessons of Previous Years to Forge Ahead by TERESA SCHIFFER When then-Governor Rick Scott opened the door in 2017 for universities to cultivate hemp for research

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Capturing a Fleeting Scene

Lakeland artist Daniel Butler works to preserve the disappearing natural Florida landscape. story by PAUL CATALA photos by MICHAEL WILSON Daniel Butler has spent time in ditches, standing in the

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Florida Ag Expo to Bring Cutting-Edge Science to Growers

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Gulf Coast Research and Education Center is your center. It exists to serve you. So you’re always invited.   Please

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Signs of the Season Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida

by ERIKA ALDRICH Sponsored by Farm Credit of Central Florida  When it comes to naming the lifeblood of the Florida agriculture industry, there’s a good case to be made for

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Embracing Her Role

Intermediate Florida Beef Ambassador Excited to Share Her Passion by TERESA SCHIFFER It’s only natural that 13-year-old Reagan Hancock of Levy County would be named this year’s Intermediate Florida Beef

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Inspired to Overcome

Equine Therapy Program Reaches Teens, Adults With Disabilities On a New Level by PAUL CATALA The connection between horses and humans facilitates a bond that can help us overcome intense

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2021-2022 Citrus Forecast

Growers Cautiously Eye Weather, Drop Rate Heading Into New Season by TIM CRAIG As the Florida citrus industry waits for the official 2021-2022 USDA Citrus Forecast Report to drop in

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Advances Against Greening

Fungal Pathogen Effective Control for Insect Associated With Citrus Greening   by ROBIN KOESTOYO, UF/IFAS correspondent The Asian citrus psyllid transmits the bacterium associated with the most serious citrus disease worldwide

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New Highlands Extension Agent

Lourdes Pérez Cordero Brings Her Knowledge of Entomology to the Team by RUTH BORGER, UF/IFAS correspondent Lourdes Pérez Cordero did not grow up in a citrus growing family, but you

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Turning Property to Profit Sponsored by Ag America Lending

Three Ways to Generate Revenue on Your Recreational Land Rural land is a long-term and tangible asset packed with profitable potential. It is a ‘hands-off’ investment, meaning it offers stable