April 16, 2014

Agriculture

Company Values

"Christian faith" are the first words in Duda's mission statement. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Keys to Survival

A Duda & Sons has prospered even as other old-line Florida agricultural families have foundered or cashed out. Here's how the company does it. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

At A Glance

A. Duda & Sons -- Parent company providing corporate services to operating divisions and subsidiaries. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Shrimp Giant

At 60, Domingo R. Moreira looks at the future of shrimp and sees something that looks a lot like chicken. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Florida Peanuts

Peanut farmers may have a harder time making a profit this year because of rising costs and last year's surplus. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Starter Fuel

Ethanol's on the way, but it will take awhile to get here and won't help Floridians cut their gasoline consumption substantially for years. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

SAFE Farms

Two associations have established an independent organization that aims to encourage fruit and vegetable growers to follow an established employer code of conduct. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Salad Days

New technology and creative partnerships are keeping a family of third-generation lettuce farmers in business in south Florida. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Fast Facts - Florida Farming

Select data about Florida farms and where the state ranks nationally. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Swamped

Florida's seafood industry is in crisis mode. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Involuntary Servitude

The "company store" model is still a fixture at many northeast Florida farms, say workers advocates. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Java Man

For now, the nine-acre patch under power lines is used only occasionally -- as a garbage dump. But to J.C. Nadeau, it's the future site of Florida's first working coffee plantation. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Growing Concern

Nearly 40 years ago, Barbara Mainster and her late husband, Wendell N. Rollason, moved to Miami to create the Redlands Christian Migrant Association to take migrant farmworkers' children out of the fields and into the classroom. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Cash Crop

When they see oranges and grapefruit on the trees, passers-by sometimes stop by the Crump Family Farm in DeLeon Springs and ask for a tour. Now, west Volusia County tourism officials and farm operators are trying to build on that interest. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Survivors

Some of Florida's oldest businesses are still doing what they did 100 years ago; others changed successfully with the times. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Harvesting History

A Palm Beach County effort reminds residents how important agriculture is to the county. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Sweet and Sour

The Citrus Department faces a setback in its policy of taxing producers to fund advertising. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2005

Agriculture

The economic outlook in 2005 for Florida's citrus growers and the forestry industry. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2005

The Players

Life after Phragmipedium kovachii. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

Law & Orchid

Botanist Meg Lowman rebounds from a furor over a flower. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2004

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