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Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

Agri Leader

Ag News Briefs

Nominations for ag award sought
Published: 02/02/15
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.
Published: 02/02/15
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.
Published: 02/02/15

Storing seeds can be rewarding

Behind every terrific tomato, every outstanding orange and every superb squash lies a seed that started it all.
Published: 02/02/15

Back to school at Bee College

It seems that everyone wants to talk about the birds and the bees these days—that is, at University of Florida’s eight annual Bee College, to be held March 6 and 7 in St. Augustine.
Published: 02/02/15
Hollywood ropin’

Hollywood ropin’

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY — There’s no shortage of cowboys in Okeechobee County, but there’s only one who can honestly call himself the Lone Ranger’s sidekick.
Published: 02/02/15

Ag briefs

Lawmakers debate undercover farm video bill
Updated: 1 months ago
New standards target pathogens in poultry products

New standards target pathogens in poultry products

WASHINGTON — A favorite staple of American diets — chicken breasts, legs and wings — could become safer to eat.
Updated: 1 months ago
Espalier can produce fruit in greater abundance

Espalier can produce fruit in greater abundance

While they grace the sides of buildings, enhance the sides of walls or line pathways, espalier, or trained trees or plants, weren’t initially created for their beauty.
Updated: 1 months ago
A bloomin’ good life

A bloomin’ good life

ARCADIA — Orchids, orchids everywhere. . . that’s the life of 58-year-old Rob Palmer, greenhouse operations manager at Sun Bulb Co. in Arcadia.
Updated: 1 months ago