Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

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Artisan cheese gets popular as cheese consumption grows

Artisan cheese gets popular as cheese consumption grows

There is a growing trend in cheese consumption in the United States; it is twice the amount it was 25 years ago and there is no end in sight.
Published: 11/19/14
Opportunity of a lifetime

Opportunity of a lifetime

LAKE WALES—Dusk is Greg Kramer’s favorite time to take a walk through the quiet, curving pathways of Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales.
Published: 11/05/14
Updated: 11/12/14

Florida sets national standard for school nutrition

Although a number of school districts around the U.S. have abandoned new United States Department of Agriculture meal pattern nutritional guidelines because students have loudly rejected the notion of healthier food, Florida has led the way in succes...
Published: 11/05/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Canning preserves produce, creates business opportunities

Canning preserves produce, creates business opportunities

Canning isn’t just for grandmothers these days.
Published: 11/05/14
Updated: 11/12/14
Problem solving part of a farmer’s job

Problem solving part of a farmer’s job

Looking for a problem solver? Then talk to a farmer.
Published: 11/12/14

Farm Bureau annual meet draws many more attendees

Florida Farm Bureau 73rd annual meeting saw a dramatic increase in attendance, which was a 20 percent jump in expected turnout.
Published: 11/12/14

Aquatic plants as important as fish in aquariums

For Paul Brown, a resident of Southwest Florida, selecting aquatic plants to add his aquarium are as big a consideration as the fish he chooses.
Published: 11/12/14
Weather whiz

Weather whiz

LAKE PLACID—He’s not a meteorologist or a psychic, but Cole Garvey might be able to tell you more about the temperature, humidity and rainfall in your citrus grove than anyone else in the Heartland.
Published: 09/24/14
Updated: 11/11/14
Monarch mission

Monarch mission

LAKE PLACID—Jeff Alexander’s yard is a veritable nursery, but not in the way one might think.
Updated: 1 months ago
Study: Fla.’s climate boosts soil carbon storage

Study: Fla.’s climate boosts soil carbon storage

GAINESVILLE – Warm temperatures and a wet landscape increase soil’s ability to store carbon, which in turn helps mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new University of Florida study covering 45 years of data....
Updated: 1 months ago

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