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Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

Agri Leader

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.
Updated: 1 months ago

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.
Updated: 1 months ago
Aquaponics farming catching on

Aquaponics farming catching on

Expect to hear more about aquaponics farms in the future.
Updated: 1 months ago
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.
Updated: 1 months ago

Ag work experience can hone skills in youth

Working offers adults a feeling of accomplishment, a chance to connect to others, the opportunity to learn new skills, and, of course, the ability to earn a paycheck. For our working youth, these same points can also apply.
Updated: 1 months ago
Professor creates flavor-changing drink

Professor creates flavor-changing drink

Editors Notes: An AP Member Exchange shared by the Sioux City Journal
Updated: 1 months ago
Innovation spurs one more possible greening solution

Innovation spurs one more possible greening solution

We’ve all heard the disturbing news about the effects of citrus greening—a disease spread by the Asian citrus phyllid, a bug so small that it can fit on the tip of your finger and you’ll still barely see it.
Updated: 1 months ago
Standing by safety

Standing by safety

DESOTO COUNTY — When an emergency situation hits, whether it be a hurricane, terrorist attack, wildfire or disease outbreak, most people don’t think about animals, but John Court does.
Updated: 1 months ago
Magnolia trees offer beauty, scent

Magnolia trees offer beauty, scent

Since they offer wonderful shade, glossy evergreen leaves and big flowering blooms with a lovely scent, it’s hard to beat a magnolia tree.
Updated: 1 months ago
Survey: Floridians want to conserve water, but not if it costs too much

Survey: Floridians want to conserve water, but not if it costs too much

GAINESVILLE — Floridians remain concerned about water and are willing to make changes to conserve it, at least until their efforts cramp their lifestyles, according to an annual University of Florida study on state residents’ attitudes ...
Updated: 1 months ago