Julie B. Maglio

Agriscience Fair promotes next generation of agricultural innovators


On March 18, 2019, American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall told AG Daily, 
“The long-term sustainability of agriculture depends on talented young people pursuing careers in farming and ranching, as well as related fields and food-chain professions. Student agricultural projects encourage interest in fields of study that will provide the next generation of farmers, ranchers, food scientists, agricultural engineers, agronomists, horticulturalists and soil scientists.”

Vincent House Hernando, building sustainability

By Julie B. Maglio
Hernando Sun

It’s been a little over 18 months since Vincent House Hernando opened their doors in Hernando County.  In that time, they have built a successful clubhouse program for the rehabilitation or recovery of individuals who suffer from mental health challenges.  The Vincent House motto is “Recovery through Work,” as members are given the tools and support they need to become employed and contribute to their community.
In February, Vincent House Hernando was granted a three year accreditation by Clubhouse International.

BKV aircraft self fueling facility, no longer a ‘no go’


This article corresponds to the following consent agenda item from the Jan. 29, 2019 Hernando BOCC meeting, which was pulled for discussion:  

Reconsider Recommendation for Aircraft Self Fueling Facility Project at Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport 

On Dec. 18, 2018, Commissioners voted 3-2 to not approve the award of Contract No. 18-CG0117/BH to GLF Construction Corporation for Aircraft Self Fueling Facility Project at Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport and Associated Budget Resolution (Cost: $1,255,770.00).