Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015

Agri Leader

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.
Updated: 1 months ago
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.
Updated: 1 months ago

Organic farming trends emerge

We hear so much about organic food nowadays, but what are the real trends behind organic farming?
Updated: 1 months ago

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.
Updated: 1 months ago

Census gives glimpse into modern farming

Ag nerds, gather around your newspaper (or computer) for some insightful information on today’s U.S. agriculture community.
Updated: 1 months ago

Many mincemeat pie items grown in Florida

Many ingredients found in mincemeat pie are a large part of our agricultural industry.
Updated: 1 months ago
Lower lobster catch means higher prices

Lower lobster catch means higher prices

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The 2014 lobster fishing season appears to have resulted in a lower total catch than the previous two years — meaning slightly higher prices for consumers — but it remained a productive year, lobstermen say...
Updated: 1 months ago
A passion for ag education

A passion for ag education

ARCADIA—Teaching can take many forms-- standing in front of a group of kids in a classroom, disseminating important information out in the community, even writing a non-fiction book.
Updated: 1 months ago
Florida Christmas trees get families back to nature

Florida Christmas trees get families back to nature

What state comes to mind when you think of Christmas trees?
Updated: 1 months ago

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