Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

Agri Leader

AP clerk, 77, has trekked through technology

AP clerk, 77, has trekked through technology

AVON PARK — She used to transcribe numbers into a written ledger. At one time, she watched as computer reel-to-reel ribbons got off their tracks, fell to the floor and got run over by her desk chair’s wheels. She remembers reaching in t...
Published: 09/02/14
Church donates $2,000 to McDonald scholarship

Church donates $2,000 to McDonald scholarship

AVON PARK — Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church of Avon Park has donated $2,000 toward the Sarah McDonald Endowed Scholarship to assist parishioners enrolled in South Florida State College. The endowed scholarship is overseen by the SFSC Foundat...
Published: 09/02/14
Cops: Tracking software limited in finding stolen items

Cops: Tracking software limited in finding stolen items

SEBRING — The idea of having theft-tracking software on cellphones and computers may help reassure people worried about having their devices stolen.
Published: 09/02/14

‘Music mania’ comes to downtown Sebring this month

SEBRING—The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency will host “Music Mania” month in downtown Sebring during September.
Published: 09/02/14
Restaurateur takes lead in eating local

Restaurateur takes lead in eating local

To say that restaurant owner Ed Chiles is passionate about eating local is an understatement.
Published: 09/03/14

Web changing real-estate selling

The residential real estate market is improving. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales increased this past July to their highest annual pace of the year.
Published: 09/03/14

Growing plants without soil offers growing solutions

Central Florida’s Agri-Leader
Published: 08/27/14
Floridians support environment conservation, survey shows

Floridians support environment conservation, survey shows

GAINESVILLE — Floridians would likely support a 1 percent sales tax bump to prevent and eradicate disruptive invasive species, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences public opinion survey shows....
Published: 08/27/14

Adams Ranch showcases environmental stewardship

The role of ranchers as important stewards of the environment has never been more critical than it is today. That’s why Audubon Florida created its Sustainable Rancher Award last year.
Published: 08/27/14

Review: Three ag-related apps are mixed bag

Some smartphone apps can make eating local a little easier. At least, that’s the idea I had in mind when I selected three agriculture-related apps to review. Here’s what I think of each app.
Published: 08/27/14

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