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Study Gives Strawberry Growers Hope in Pest Battle

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

Florida Roots

New Florida Cattlemen President Cliff Coddington: ‘Let’s Ride Together’

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

Home-Grown Taste

Weeki Wachee Distillery Offers Tours, Tastings, Outdoor Fun

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

Recipe Spotlight

Stir Things Up With a Taste of Wild Game

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

Hitting the Mark

4-H Shooting Clubs Help Keep Life Goals On Target

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

Challenging Conventional Wisdom Uncovers Deeper Truths

ONE OF THE JOBS of UF/IFAS scientists is to challenge conventional wisdom. You don’t want to bet the ranch on something that only seems true. Facts, empirical evidence and data are a more solid foundation for the truth you need to make decisions about your herd, farm or grove.

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

Impact of Antler Point Regulations in Florida

Florida ag-rec update

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

SIGNS of the SEASON

Florida Taps Into the Tropics With Guava

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

The Right Way To See Florida

Great Climate, Crops Mean Opportunities for Agritourism Abound

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

What's the Buzz About Backyard Beekeeping?

In the Heartland Highlands County

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Central Florida Ag News
August 2021

UF/IFAS Professor Leads Effort to Establish Pomegranates in Florida

GROWING UP IN IRAN, Ali Sarkhosh worked on the family’s pomegranate farm, which has thrived for four generations.

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

The Greening Challenge

Executive Director of CRDF Tweaks Approach to Research

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

SIGNS of the SEASON

Cantaloupe Thrive in Florida’s Warm Climate

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

Minor Scores Major Win

Longwood Boy Places Second in Inaugural Cooking Competition by PAUL CATALA photos provided

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

Prepare for the Worst, Hope for the Best

AS ANY TRUE FLORIDIAN WILL TELL YOU, June marks the beginning of the hurricane season. And while Floridians pride themselves on their unflappable nature when it comes to crisis prep, it would be reckless to think a hurricane couldn’t bring this state to its knees. The agriculture industry, in particular, has a lot to lose if a storm targets our state. And unlike the cone of certainty, one thing is certain: Hurricanes can, and have historically, taken a toll on the agriculture sector. The damage can be catastrophic.

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

In The Heartland Highlands County

New UF/IFAS Extension Director Takes Lifetime Work in Ag, 4-H to the Next Level

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

Building Premier Blueberry Breeding Headquarters

TO BUILD A BETTER BLUEBERRY, the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is building a better blueberry lab. By mid-2022, we expect to complete U.S. higher education’s premier blueberry breeding headquarters.

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

Proud to Announce State Championship Winner, Polk's 2021-2022 Officers

DID YOU HEAR THE GREAT NEWS about Auburndale High School? Jacob Lawson, an Auburndale High School FFA member, recently competed in the Safe Tractor Operations Career Development Event at the state level. Jacob stole the show by winning the state championship! His advisor, Mrs. Kimberly Shaske, shared a few words in regards to Jacob’s hard work and accomplishments.

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

Blueberry Rebound

2021 Harvest Up 4.9 Million Pounds From Last Year

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

AGRISHOPPER: Father's Day Gifts Dad Can Actually Use

THERE ARE A LOT OF HARD WORKING MEN in the agriculture sector, and the run-of-the-mill tie may miss the mark on Father’s Day. Instead, we’ve got some ideas for gifts your dad will find both practical and fun.

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Central Florida Ag News
June 2021

Inaugural Taste of the Heartland to Spread Appreciation for Local Agriculture

FOR GENERATIONS, Avon Park and the Lake Wales Ridge it sits on have been known for being home to various types of agriculture.

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Central Florida Ag News
May 2021

Solid Roots

7th-Generation Rancher Leigh Ann Wynn Talks About Female Role Models, Her Future as Next PCFB President

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Central Florida Ag News
May 2021

Networking Opportunity

Florida Industrial Hemp Conference to Offer Education, Guidance, Community

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Central Florida Ag News
May 2021

Out of the Spotlight

Polk County Farm Bureau Executive Director Carole McKenzie Talks About Her Work Behind the Scenes

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Central Florida Ag News
May 2021

Fair Play, Fair Work

Florida State Fair Executive Director Cheryl Flood Maintains Balance Between Education, Entertainment

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Central Florida Ag News
May 2021

Recipe Spotlight

Make Your Barbecue a Little Saucy

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Central Florida Ag News
May 2021

Farm-Raised

From Steer to Blueberries and Citrus, Lausanne Walter’s Family Knows Agriculture

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Central Florida Ag News
May 2021

AGRI SHOPPER

Transform Your Patio Into a Comfy Summer Hotspot

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Central Florida Ag News
May 2021

Recipe Spotlight

A Healthy Berry Very Easily Turns Decadent

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Central Florida Ag News
March 2021

SIGNS of the SEASON

You Say Tomato, We Say Florida’s Finest

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Central Florida Ag News
March 2021

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