Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014

Agri Leader

Black eyed peas: The worker bees of Florida ag

Black eyed peas: The worker bees of Florida ag

AGRI-CULTURE
Published: 07/02/14

Farmers Feeding Florida wants more growers

A five-year-old program that helps Florida farmers donate unmarketable fresh produce to needy families has grown steadily since its creation, but still needs more growers.
Published: 07/02/14
Opening a garden restaurant took guts

Opening a garden restaurant took guts

There are some people who aren’t afraid in the least to try something new, to take a risk, to follow their hearts and try to better their community.
Updated: 1 months ago

Need for ag consulting presents ripe opportunities

When a company has the need for short-term or medium-term staffing, a requirement for an outsider looking in, or they are seeking solutions that may be found through best practices, a consultant may be whom they call.
Updated: 1 months ago
Fish lovers looking to hog hogfish

Fish lovers looking to hog hogfish

Sometimes, my story ideas for this column fall right onto my plate. Literally.
Updated: 1 months ago

Summer BreakSpot feeding program continues to grow

The Summer BreakSpot program that provides nutritious meals and recreation to needy children across Florida is being further expanded this year.
Updated: 1 months ago
The new fight to save Florida orange juice

The new fight to save Florida orange juice

For more than five years, Florida’s citrus industry has fought an expensive and difficult war against the devastating and ongoing effects of greening - the virulent disease that destroys fruit and kills trees.
Updated: 1 months ago

From battlefield to farm, this soldier is making a difference

During 2003-2004, when Adam Burke was in Iraq on a tour of duty as an infantry Army soldier (16-months), returning to the states to work in farming wasn’t what he had in mind.
Updated: 1 months ago
An ag experience like no other

An ag experience like no other

If you’re looking for an ag adventure combined with an eco-safari right here in Florida, then look no further than the Showcase of Citrus, off of U.S. 27 in Clermont.
Updated: 1 months ago
Arcadia rancher turns sale barn into a success

Arcadia rancher turns sale barn into a success

The Arcadia Stockyard is a landmark in DeSoto County, but it hasn’t been there forever.
Updated: 1 months ago

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