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Sunday, Apr 19, 2015

Agri Leader

Arcadia’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ keeps center humming

Arcadia’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ keeps center humming

ARCADIA — Behind every great event at the Turner Center, there’s a good woman.
Updated: 2 months ago
Pomelos pack a sizable citrus punch

Pomelos pack a sizable citrus punch

There are some fruits you see at the supermarket and farmers’ market but never get around to trying—am I right?
Updated: 2 months ago
Mr. Agriculture

Mr. Agriculture

SEBRING — If Highlands County had a yearbook, the person most likely to be named Mr. Agriculture would undoubtedly be Ray Royce.
Updated: 2 months ago
Tapping into the power of Instagram

Tapping into the power of Instagram

There’s a social media phenomenon that I think farms and those who love to eat local should be using—but they’re probably not on it yet.
Updated: 2 months ago

Cuties are juicy bites of nutrition

Cuties, those little oranges, have been making their way into many shopping carts.
Updated: 2 months ago
UF researchers develop citrus greening detector

UF researchers develop citrus greening detector

GAINESVILLE — While a commercially available cure for crop-killing citrus greening remains elusive, University of Florida researchers have developed a tool to help growers combat the insidious disease: an efficient, inexpensive and easy-to-use...
Updated: 2 months ago

Ag News Briefs

Nominations for ag award sought
Updated: 2 months ago
Milk industry fights ‘anti-dairy’ message

Milk industry fights ‘anti-dairy’ message

NEW YORK — The milk industry is fed up with all the sourness over dairy.
Updated: 2 months ago
Unmanned drones could play key roles in food supply

Unmanned drones could play key roles in food supply

WASHINGTON (AP) — Herding cattle. Counting fish. Taking an animal’s temperature. Applying pesticides.
Updated: 2 months ago

Storing seeds can be rewarding

Behind every terrific tomato, every outstanding orange and every superb squash lies a seed that started it all.
Updated: 2 months ago