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Category: Agriculture

Lethal Bronzing Confirmed in Marion County

Lethal Bronzing in Marion County

Lethal bronzing, a fatal palm tree disease, has been confirmed in Marion County. This disease was first discovered in Florida in 2006.  Up until last year it was confirmed in the majority of south Florida and north into… Read More

The Popular Podocarpus

podocarpus hedge

A very common, frequently planted landscape hedge in North-Central Florida is the podocarpus, also called Japanese Yew.  It’s favored for its long, slender, evergreen leaves, ease of maintenance, and tolerance for hedging in tight places.  But did you… Read More

Economic Impact of the Florida Horse Industry

Galloping Horses

Marion County is notably the Horse Capital of The World, and even as a state, Florida is ranked among the highest in terms of equine numbers. Check out the economic impact of the equine industry in Florida. This… Read More