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Water access a key component to farmland value

“EVERYONE KNOWS that land without water isn’t worth much.” That was the sentiment of Tony Toso, a California Farm Bureau Federation director, rancher, and professional agricultural land appraiser, in a

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Tips for the fall: Lawn and garden management for late October and early November

AS THE COOLER MONTHS of the year approach, it’s important to ensure that your lawn and garden are ready to withstand any obstacle Mother Nature might throw at them. Here

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Tips and tricks: Lawn and garden management for October

AS THE COOLER months of the year approach, it’s important to ensure that your garden is ready to withstand any obstacle Mother Nature may throw at it. Here at Doty

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The pesticide ‘calculator’

THE AGRICULTURE industry is steeped in history and tradition, but it is also constantly on the cutting edge of technology and everchanging. As the world population grows, issues like environmentalism

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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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Recipe Spotlight: Cooking with your edible garden

THE RADISHES are poking their little green heads up in the garden. It won’t be long before the kids can help with the harvest. Greens are getting ready for cutting,

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Supporting the Farm to School program, Part I

The Florida Farm to School program. You might have heard about it, particularly if you kept up with the 2010 election campaign for Florida agriculture commissioner. The successful candidate, Bartow’s