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7 Ways UF/IFAS Extension Creates Opportunities


Giving the Florida Economy a Push  Our potential economic advantages over other states lie in our remarkable natural resources and tropical climate. No other state has an Everglades, only Alaska has more miles of coastline, and we’re among the nation’s…

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Florida Citrus Growers


And Their Voice, Florida Citrus Mutual By Andrew Meadows The Florida citrus industry is at a challenging point in its history. A disease known as Huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening, is threatening a way of life that spans more than…

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Deseret Ranches of Florida


Central Florida’s Rural Neighbor By David Wright Central Florida is well-known as a global tourist destination, with 59 million visitors last year. It is also known for its Space Coast, boasting a cruise port that is projected to soon be the…

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A. Duda & Sons, Inc.


An Agricultural Heritage By Susan Howard “People who drive by our office in Oviedo probably wonder why a sod company needs a two-story building,” David Duda, president and CEO of A. Duda & Sons, Inc., says with a chuckle. Located…

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Water At Risk


Leaders Thirsty for Answers to Impending Statewide Shortage By Eric Wright “The Quiet Industry” is how Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam refers to the state’s agribusiness. But as Florida moves past New York to become the third most populous state in…