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Before the high heat, there’s April — and much to do outdoors

WITH TOLERANT temperatures and drier weather, April is one of the better months to be outside and working in a Central Florida lawn and garden. And that’s a good thing,

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Characteristics of a quality-made structure

WHEN YOU’RE LOOKING to put up an outbuilding like a barn, garage, or carport, you want to get your investment’s worth with a quality product. In Florida, that means your

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A great move for our industry

WHEN IT COMES to young people, you can’t teach them too much about agriculture and you can’t have too many of them getting into the business. Agriculture has so much

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The right lender to grow with the farming industry

A CASUAL DRIVE almost anywhere in Central Florida provides ample evidence of an agricultural boom, particularly in the realm of row crops, the kind providing consumers with fresh produce and

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Recipe Spotlight: Sharing the red, juicy strawberry bounty

WE HARVEST STRAWBERRIES in spring and pull off the road to buy them at farm stands or, if we have to, in stores. Folks up north have to shovel their

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Southeastern University: A blossoming flower

ON FEBRUARY 5, Southeastern University was the featured program at the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner. The college proudly presented its choral group, jazz band, and a talk

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Tree and lawn care tips for May

Most backyard citrus trees suffer from starvation or scale. Don’t let it happen to yours! May is the time to feed and spray your citrus. In fact, May is the

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Preparing for summer growth

April’s warmer temperatures and typically dry weather signal spring is here, meaning it’s time to prune branches damaged by the winter cold and prepare for the growing season. When flowering

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Let’s have an auction

What is my property worth in today’s market? If you are selling stocks and bonds, vehicles, firearms, livestock, or real estate, the competitive bidding process is the time-tested way to

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Wording in Contracts Matter: Acts of God

Everyone who lived in Florida during 2004 remembers the impact of the four hurricanes that struck that summer and early fall season. Undoubtedly, these acts of God affected every citrus