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Summer storms: Plan ahead to protect your property

Judging by the recent weather and forecasts, we are beginning to enter our rainy season. With an above-average hurricane prediction from experts for the 2013 season, it’s time to get ready!

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Food safety guideline changes on the way

Food safety is becoming a hot issue for all farmers, no matter what the crop. Change is coming and it’s best to prepare for it now by cleaning your groves

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Windbreaks embraced for limiting crop damage, disease

Spring is upon us and, with it, more persistent winds that spread disease in the fields. It’s time to reconsider the benefits of windbreaks, or trees and shrubs used to

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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

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Citrus Update: It’s Time to Ride Groves and Order Resets

Citrus nurseries are backed up, more backed up than I’ve seen them in years. So now is the time to ride through your groves, see which trees are holding fruit,

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The Use of Windbreaks on the Farm

There is no controlling the weather, but in today’s Florida agricultural landscape, farmers and growers are actively testing ways to have power over what they can. We use the latest

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The proof is in the pictures

In land management and farming, there is always something new that comes along. It is crucial to stay on top of your crops and know exactly what needs to be

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Optimizing the field’s performance with Sunn Hemp

Here in Florida, we are lucky to be able to grow many diverse plants that help optimize the way our fields perform and our crops produce. One such plant is

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How the past warmer winter is affecting us now

THE MILD WINTER was good for some, yet not so good for others. Warmer temperatures and fewer freezes usually can be a good thing. In some agricultural fields, however, this