Agriculture

Dr. Nathan Boyd finds ways to lessen our dependence on fertilizers. Blueberries at Wish Farms in Plant City. Caladium experiments are conducted at the research site to benefit Florida's growers. Erika Gilbert and Hannah Hultgren saddle Shade up to head to his new home.

Feature Story Students learn about agriculture via large scale art at Greco Middle School.

Agriculture, art merge in middle school mural project


Special Report VPK class at Reddick Elementary.

Opportunity knocks: Shaping the future of Wimauma


How can Florida agriculture survive?


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The Tampa Bay region of Florida is ripe with urban and community garden spaces that feed people in cities, while rural farms continue to grow citrus, peaches, strawberries, blueberries, tomatoes, other veggies, ornamentals, trees, and even fish. Most fish, however, both shellfish -- like shrimp, oysters, clams, and crabs -- and the kind anglers go after -- such as grouper, snapper, pompano, and tarpon -- thrive in Gulf waters and local Bays.