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October 5, 2015


Chemical Fertilizers: A Growing Problem

In a quest to clean up its waters, Sarasota County has outlawed the use of chemical fertilizers by residents and businesses between June 1 and Sept. 30. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Florida's Rural Advantages - Good Business Sense

Florida's rural counties provide a skilled workforce and financial advantages. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Blueberry Fields Forever

Believe it or not, but Florida, and particularly Polk County, is becoming a hotbed for blueberry farming. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

A Blow to Citrus

The impact Charley, Frances, and others have had on Florida's citrus industry. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007


Small farmers hope to cash in on interest in buying local. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2007

Heartland: Great Benefits, Room to Grow

Rural incentives and big-city resources are right for business. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

Cultivating Generations

A. Duda & Sons' toughest crop to harvest is family. How would you keep some 60 shareholder-family members happy? Read more »
Published on 9/1/2006

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


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

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