Monday, Oct 20, 2014

Agri Leader

Keeping busy

Keeping busy

LAKE PLACID—Barney Cherry doesn’t get as much time as he’d like on his beautiful, family-run Lake Placid ranch, but when he does spend time there, he enjoys watching the wildlife and fishing with his wife and grandkids....
Published: 10/08/14
Taking the fight against hunger to heart

Taking the fight against hunger to heart

LAKE WALES—When Josh Jamison was 15, he knew he wanted to do something to combat the threat of hunger in the world.
Published: 10/01/14
US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition

US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Starting this month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand.
Published: 10/01/14

Frozen OJ once changed citrus industry

Fresh orange juice has been enjoyed as long as orange trees have been around; however, frozen concentrated orange juice was developed in the 1940s.
Published: 10/01/14

State wins $1 million conservation grant

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has been awarded a $1 million conservation innovation grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Published: 10/01/14
Freezing fruits and vegetables saves time, money and waste

Freezing fruits and vegetables saves time, money and waste

For the longest time, I’d buy my produce bounty at the supermarket or farmer’s market over the weekend. When Friday rolled around and I hadn’t used everything, I’d regretfully throw away the excess.
Published: 10/01/14

‘Roadmap To Healthy Living’ sets national example

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has launched yet another innovative initiative aimed at doing a better job of getting healthy food to needy families.
Published: 09/24/14
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
Putting produce in the parks worth exploring

Putting produce in the parks worth exploring

It’s great to see tall oaks in the parks, black-eyed Susans along the roadsides and ferns in public places -- as they offer color and shade and help freshen the air.
Updated: 1 months ago
Florida wild boar reaches restaurant menus

Florida wild boar reaches restaurant menus

The next time you want to catch some sun and sand at beaches in and around Bradenton, seafood’s not the only thing you can order when you eat out.
Updated: 1 months ago

Part of the Tribune family of products

© 2014 TAMPA MEDIA GROUP, LLC