UF/IFAS Breeder Develops Genetic Path to Tastier Tomatoes

By Brad Buck, UF/IFAS Some consumers crave tastier tomatoes than those they buy at the supermarket, so a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher led a global team of scientists that found chemical combinations for better flavor. In a study published in the journal Science, Harry Klee, a UF/IFAS professor of horticultural sciences, led an international research …

2016 Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Awards

Since 1994, The Commissioner’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award has been presented to spotlight the innovative practices introduced by Florida growers and ranchers. Nominees for this prestigious award are derived from all parts of Florida’s diverse agricultural industry, but all find common ground in a commitment to being positive stewards of Florida’s natural resources in a quest to provide quality agricultural products …

Edible Packaging

Today Cathy Isom tells us about edible packaging that can cover your food and is also safe to eat. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.

Shop Smarter at Farmers Markets

It’s not rocket science when it comes to why we go to Farmers Markets. Buy local – support local. Cathy Isom explains how to shop smarter at your local Farmer’s Market. That story’s ahead on This Land of Ours.

Commodity Carnival

Cathy Isom gives us information about the game that teaches young students real-life risk rewards of farming and commodity trading. That story’s ahead on “This Land of Ours”.

Farmers Markets Explosion

The number of farmers markets today is about twice what it was just ten years ago. Daniel Lee looks into how farmers markets have doubled in numbers across the U.S. over the past decade and why they are becoming more and more popular. Download Audio