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Canning or Freezing-Preserving the Harvest

Dan Field Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Your harvest is in. Time to think about preserving. Cathy Isom tells you how to save your summer harvest so you can enjoy it this winter. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Canning or Freezing-Preserving the Harvest In the later months of summer sometimes the harvests are just too bountiful to eat. So instead of wasting, save your homegrown …

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Celebrating National Acorn Squash Day

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom is celebrating a savory winter vegetable known for its sweet and nutty flavor. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Acorn Squash Day Even though we aren’t quite done with summer, a winter squash is in the spotlight today. September 7th is National Acorn Squash Day. While it is considered a winter squash, acorn squash belongs …

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Agri View: What is Your Favorite Vegetable?

Dan Agri View, Vegetables

What is your favorite vegetable? Everett Griner talks about the preferred vegetable in the United States in today’s Agri View. Everett also ponders a question about potatoes? What is Your Favorite Vegetable? Vegetables are good for you. Some people eat nothing else. Most everybody has a vegetable they prefer. What would you guess is the most preferred vegetable in the …

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How, and Best Time, to Plant the “Three Sisters”

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom continues her series on the “Three Sisters” gardening by letting you know how to plant the “Three Sisters” in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. How, and Best Time, to Plant the “Three Sisters” When planting The Three Sisters: corn, beans, and squash, it’s important to wait until after there is any threat of frost. Create …

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Consider the “Three Sisters” for Your Garden

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

You are thinking about what to plant in your garden. Cathy Isom lets you know why you should consider growing the “Three Sisters” in your garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Consider the “Three Sisters” for Your Garden Growing the “Three Sisters” in your garden – also known as Corn, Beans, and Squash – can be done by …

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FFVA Statement on U.S.-Mexico Trade Deal

Dan Fruits, Industry News Release, Trade, Vegetables

Mike Stuart, president of the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association, issued the following statement regarding a trade agreement between the United States and Mexico: President Trump announced today that the United States and Mexico have reached agreement on a new trade pact that does not include a specific trade remedy for specialty crop producers in the Southeast. This is not …

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Florida-Grown Foods Part of Rich Tailgating Tradition

Dan Beef, Citrus, Corn, Dairy, Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry, Vegetables

Set up the grill; it’s tailgating season. Chicken, burgers, corn, slaw, potato salad, chips – and maybe some fresh fruits and vegetables — are just some staples for the weekly ritual that coincides with football season. Some will win before the games start by eating Florida-grown foods. College football enthusiasts nationwide can take comfort in tips from University of Florida …

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UF/IFAS a Trusted Source of Agricultural-Related Information

Dan Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, Industry News Release, Livestock, Research, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Vegetables, Water

Florida’s county commissioners look to the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) for reliable agricultural-related information, according to a recent study. In May 2018, the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (PIE Center) surveyed 43 county commissioners to identify the sources they use for information on agriculture, food, water and natural …