Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

Agri Leader

Processing gator hides, meat is a growing business

FORT MYERS — Thousands of hunters are plying Florida waters every night this time of year, searching the swamps for a prize alligator to take during the state’s annual 11-week public hunt. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Comm...
Published: 09/10/14
Researchers unveil simple, cheap bedbug trap

Researchers unveil simple, cheap bedbug trap

GAINESVILLE — The contraption seems so simple, yet so clever, like something The Professor might have concocted on “Gilligan’s Island.”
Published: 09/10/14
‘Bird man’ Kowalski talks about struggles, triumphs

‘Bird man’ Kowalski talks about struggles, triumphs

LAKE PLACID—If you’ve picked up a local newspaper in Lake Placid over the past five years, you may have read one of Hank Kowalski’s bird columns.
Published: 08/27/14
Updated: 09/08/14
Best of both worlds

Best of both worlds

BRIGHTON—Diversification is nothing new in agriculture. Those who live off the land are looking for ways to secure an income during rough times.
Published: 09/03/14
New go-to career for New England’s young: Farming

New go-to career for New England’s young: Farming

CRANSTON, R.I. — Farming is hip in New England.
Published: 09/03/14

Opposition mounts to proposed EPA rule

A coalition of agricultural organizations, farmers, ranchers, and a key member of the Florida Congressional delegation has come together to strongly oppose a proposed new rule from U.S. Environment Protection Agency that could have serious negative i...
Published: 09/03/14
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

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