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

Growing marijuana could be new green in Florida

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ComfyTree marijuana conference in Tampa

Feature Story Alejandra Ceja, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics speaks at the event held at H.C.C. in Ruskin.

Familias migrantes hablan sobre retos en escuelas

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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.