Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

Agri Leader

Capturing Florida’s natural beauty on canvas

Capturing Florida’s natural beauty on canvas

LAKE WALES—The walls of Warner University’s new H. Darrel Darby building echo with the footfalls and voices of students and faculty, but the structure serves as more than another school building.
Published: 11/26/14
Consider habitat gardening before planting

Consider habitat gardening before planting

When plotting a garden, you might be thinking about where to plant the veggies, and where to put the fruits and berries.
Published: 11/26/14
Man brews up online coffee business

Man brews up online coffee business

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Loren Jordan had his first cup of coffee when he was 12, with his dad. He has never lost the taste for it.
Published: 11/26/14

10 Florida ag facts to know

Amaze your friends and family this Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season with some fun facts about Florida agriculture.
Published: 11/26/14

FDACS requests $27.9 M for projects

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has asked the state legislature to provide $27.9 million in funding for the 2015-16 budget year in order to continue critical Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services projects aimed at resto...
Published: 11/26/14
‘Dirt Farmer’ wins statewide award

‘Dirt Farmer’ wins statewide award

ZOLFO SPRINGS—Corey Lambert is a winner in a lot of ways.
Published: 11/19/14
Mosquito-feeding study may help stem dangerous viruses

Mosquito-feeding study may help stem dangerous viruses

GAINESVILLE — Mosquitoes bite male birds nearly twice as often as they bite females, a finding that may help scientists understand how to stem some viruses from spreading to humans, new University of Florida research shows....
Published: 11/19/14
If you build it, they will come

If you build it, they will come

AVON PARK—Hidden away off the beaten path at 607 E. Circle Street is a little piece of “old school” Florida.
Published: 11/12/14
Updated: 11/15/14

Researcher wins prestigious award for strawberry work

A researcher at the University of Florida has won a major award for her work in developing a strawberry monitoring system that helps growers be more efficient in the use of fungicides.
Published: 11/19/14
Try Florida cranberries for Thanksgiving

Try Florida cranberries for Thanksgiving

If you’re looking for something unique to include in your Thanksgiving feast next week, then skip the usual cranberries from up north and get your hands on roselles, also known as Florida cranberries.
Published: 11/19/14

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