Over the last few months, the House Agriculture Committee has traveled across the country gathering input from America’s farmers, ranchers, and stakeholders about the upcoming farm bill. Watch the highlights from those who know best what is and isn’t working in agricultural policy.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association released a video featuring Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, in which Pruitt urges farmers and ranchers to submit official comments on the repeal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule before the Agency’s deadline of Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. “When comments are made a part of a record – as rule-making – we have an …
Farmers and landowners across the Southeast and being reminded by USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) about Conservation Client Gateway, their secure online portal. NRCS Associate Chief for Conservation, Leonard Jordan, says this is a way for you to conduct business with NRCS at home.
Cathy Isom tells us about a day dedicated to supporting farmers in need. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.
On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam is joined by Executive Chef Justin Timineri to talk about using what’s in season in his new Fresh! Recipe video: Vegetable Pasta.
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 …
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 …
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.
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.
Cathy Isom tells us about the unexpected places where beehives are cropping up in an effort to save the bee population. That’s coming up on “This Land of Ours.”