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Agri Leader

Blueberry season crops up in April

Don’t be “blue” over Florida’s strawberry season coming to an end—blueberry season is beginning in April.
Published: 03/28/15
Leading by example

Leading by example

LAKE PLACID - Amy Smith works out of the offices of a large citrus producer, but she doesn't grow oranges. She has a degree in biology, but she isn't working on a cure for citrus greening. She's definitely into cultivating, but not plants-- rather, h...
Published: 03/23/15
Updated: 03/24/15

It’s a bird, it’s a plane...no, it’s a drone

The use of drones in agriculture can ultimately assist or replace what is now used to monitor crops, through satellite, by manned planes or physically walking through the fields.
Published: 03/23/15
Market is one-stop ‘buy local’ destination

Market is one-stop ‘buy local’ destination

In the quest to support local farmers and food vendors, grocery shopping can turn into a full-time job.
Published: 03/23/15
Meat industry fights new dietary proposal

Meat industry fights new dietary proposal

EDITOR’S NOTE — An occasional look at how behind-the-scenes influence is wielded in Washington
Published: 03/16/15
Indiana’s maple syrup makers tap into tradition

Indiana’s maple syrup makers tap into tradition

Editors Note: This is an AP Member Exchange shared by the Daily Journal.
Published: 03/16/15
New solar energy concept poised to catch on

New solar energy concept poised to catch on

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new concept in renewable energy is catching fire across the country, allowing customers who might find solar panels too expensive or impractical to buy green energy anyway.
Published: 03/16/15

Proper food storage helps food last

For Melanie Haven of Southwest Florida, stocking up at the grocery store doesn’t mean just piling the veggies and the fruits into a shopping cart.
Published: 03/16/15
Aquaponics farming catching on

Aquaponics farming catching on

Expect to hear more about aquaponics farms in the future.
Published: 03/16/15
Working with fire

Working with fire

ARCADIA — Every little boy loves fire, but if you grow up to work with the Florida Forest Service, you quickly learn that it’s no game.
Published: 03/09/15