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Looking to the Soil for Solutions in the Fight Against Greening On 15 acres at Howey-in-the-Hills in Lake County, a citrus grove once abandoned by its owner has new life, witnesses say.  Hamlin orange trees with obvious symptoms of greening are growing healthy, new leaves. “My goal was just to make a perfect, healthy living …

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Strawberry-harvesting robots, more of the sweeter varieties, and new U-picks

A ROBOT THAT CAN PICK strawberries may ease the industry’s labor problem and revolutionize the way crops are harvested. “This machine itself is being designed specifically for the strawberry,” says Gary Wishnatzki, a third-generation family-owner of Plant City’s Wish Farms, who is partnering in the project. “We’re not going to stop with strawberries … There’s …

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Agriliving: Combining old traditions with new trends

Innovations in home building for life on the farm LIFE ON THE FARM or ranch is one that is rich in history and tradition, but that doesn’t mean that new trends and innovations don’t have their place. In fact, the trends in home building for those living the ag life are numerous and exciting.

Ben Adams, Jr.

Technology in public refrigerated warehousing

HOW DOES a public refrigerated warehousing (PRW) operation keep the cold air in and the warm air out? We began to answer that question last month, when the focus was on better construction materials, specifically better insulated walls and moisture barriers. This month, technology takes the stage.

A review on Cloud computing and tablets for play and work

Technology has been the rage in agricultural circles in 2012, as predicted. We’ve seen more than a 300 percent increase in Cloud computing among our agricultural clients. [emember_protected custom_msg=”Click here and register now to read the rest of the article!”] Cloud computing involves using the Internet for applications, computing and data storage. Some ag clients …

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