While retired from Farm Credit, Kathleen continues to work from her home on a part time basis as a skilled seamstress. Given her expertise and connection to Farm Credit, Kathleen was the natural choice to engage for sewing some protective face coverings for employees as part of a transition back to the office.
The McClellan’s innovation story began in the 1950s, when Dale’s grandfather, Earl Lovelace, operated Sunny Brook as a dairy farm and glass bottling plant. After Sunny Brook closed, Dale and Mary McClellan started M&B Products (M&B).
With increased pressures due to higher production costs, lower earnings and competition from Mexico, the Florida strawberry industry has searched for new ways to do business. Growers John Sizemore of Sizemore Farms and Sam Astin of Astin Farms have adapted with new innovations.
Many across the world are reminded to recycle, plant trees, respect nature and most importantly reduce our carbon footprint. The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970. This year Earth Day celebrates its 50th Anniversary.
In the midst of our busy days filled with lots of distractions and new advanced safety features on farm equipment, it’s easy to forget simple safety precautions. Farmers are at a very high risk for fatal and non-fatal injuries.
Amid the backdrop of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Florida lawmakers concluded the 2020 Legislative Session after a one-week extension to finish the budget and ensure adequate reserves for the impending public health emergency. Check out the highlights from this Session.
Starting a garden is one of the most rewarding experiences. It’s also a great way to teach your children valuable life lessons with hands-on experience. However, figuring out where to begin can be tricky! Here are 10 steps to make it easier!