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Q&A with the PCCA Sweetheart on upholding the cattle tradition

BAILEY BUCHANON, the current Polk County Cattlemen’s Association Sweetheart, is proud to call herself a cowgirl, and is a true example of a homegrown girl who loves her roots. Central

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From the Editor’s Desk: Speaking of agriliving …

Artists recognized for their depictions of ag THERE’S NO DOUBT about it. There’s just something special about the Southern lifestyle we’re able to enjoy here in Florida. It’s unlike any

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From the Editor’s Desk: Furthering agriculture through education

SOME OF MY FAVORITE pictures from the Florida Strawberry Festival and the Florida State Fair capture the lessons that are taught to — and learned by — future generations. To

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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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High-tech alerts and the quest for a better berry

| Strawberry growers look to technology to help save money and increase production | Sixty-five-year-old Carl Grooms has been growing strawberries for more than four decades, but it’s not routine,

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Publisher Letter: Celebrating the red gems of Florida

If Florida citrus is the state’s icon, then Florida strawberries could be called the red gems in our fields. As the second-largest producing region for strawberries in the U.S. —