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February 9, 2016

Agriculture

Stats: Top Crops

Sales of Hillsborough County agriculture products totaled $763 million in 2006 — a 5.4% increase over 2005. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

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

Agriculture

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

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

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