Sunday, Jan 25, 2015

Agri Leader

Food trends survey to benefit farms

Food trends survey to benefit farms

Florida farms and small- and medium-sized farms around the nation have something to celebrate in 2015, based on the results of the “2015 Culinary Forecast” from the National Restaurant Association.
Published: 01/05/15

A rodeo pickup rider shows the ropes

LAWTON, Okla. — Imagine this: You are sitting on a 1,200-pound bundle of energy called a horse. Both of you are on the ground level of a large enclosure called an arena. There are hundreds, maybe even thousands, of loud spectators sitting in b...
Published: 01/05/15

Ag news in briefs

New billboards promote strawberries, more
Published: 01/05/15

Ranching smartphone apps becoming popular

These days, ranchers are going high tech to help manage their cattle and are using several new apps and other devices to do everything from managing vaccines to regulating nutrition to overseeing pregnancies.
Published: 01/05/15
Creating caladium color

Creating caladium color

LAKE PLACID—Danielle Daum has a teaching degree, but the educating she does doesn’t happen in a classroom.
Published: 01/05/15
All abuzz about bees

All abuzz about bees

LAKE PLACID—Larry Smith wasn’t planning to get into beekeeping. He just found a way to make lemonade out of lemons.
Published: 12/29/14

Ag is big here and worldwide

In Florida, agriculture is a big industry and it is the second largest industry in the state, next to tourism.
Published: 12/29/14
US companies eager to embrace Cuba face hurdles

US companies eager to embrace Cuba face hurdles

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cargill aims to sell more corn and soybeans. MasterCard covets another site for Americans to swipe credit cards. Marriott sees beachfront property that needs hotels.
Published: 12/29/14

Organic farming trends emerge

We hear so much about organic food nowadays, but what are the real trends behind organic farming?
Published: 12/29/14

How to grow winter vegetables

If you’re from up North and you haven’t been living here long, you might be surprised at the vegetables growing all winter in Florida.
Published: 12/29/14

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