Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

Agri Leader

Restaurateur takes lead in eating local

Restaurateur takes lead in eating local

To say that restaurant owner Ed Chiles is passionate about eating local is an understatement.
Published: 09/03/14

Web changing real-estate selling

The residential real estate market is improving. In fact, according to the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales increased this past July to their highest annual pace of the year.
Published: 09/03/14

Growing plants without soil offers growing solutions

Central Florida’s Agri-Leader
Published: 08/27/14
Floridians support environment conservation, survey shows

Floridians support environment conservation, survey shows

GAINESVILLE — Floridians would likely support a 1 percent sales tax bump to prevent and eradicate disruptive invasive species, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences public opinion survey shows....
Published: 08/27/14

Adams Ranch showcases environmental stewardship

The role of ranchers as important stewards of the environment has never been more critical than it is today. That’s why Audubon Florida created its Sustainable Rancher Award last year.
Published: 08/27/14

Review: Three ag-related apps are mixed bag

Some smartphone apps can make eating local a little easier. At least, that’s the idea I had in mind when I selected three agriculture-related apps to review. Here’s what I think of each app.
Published: 08/27/14

Mobile ‘market’ caters to fresh food ‘deserts’

Not everyone has easy access to the produce bounty that surrounds us in Florida.
Updated: 1 months ago
Easy tips to pack a healthy school lunch

Easy tips to pack a healthy school lunch

The long days of summer are nearing and soon the school bell will ring again. No doubt parents are purchasing school clothes and supplies; however, one more consideration they have is what to pack in a school lunch.
Updated: 1 months ago

Students showcase culinary skills in statewide cookoff

Motivating children to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables has been a top priority of Florida Agriculture Commission Adam H. Putnam ever since he took office.
Updated: 1 months ago
Army veteran is new livestock agent

Army veteran is new livestock agent

SEBRING—When he was deployed to Afghanistan, Army communications specialist James McWhorter said the landscape near his base wasn’t what he expected.
Updated: 1 months ago

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