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Celebrating National Garlic Day

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom is celebrating garlic. She tells us all about the stinky vegetable that is also known as nature’s wonder drug. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Garlic Day Every year on Thursday, April 19th America celebrates garlic. Whether its enjoying it in a tasty meal, or in a treat such as ice cream, or taking …

tomatoes

Tasty Tomatoes and Other Produce

Dan Florida, Industry News Release, Research, Vegetables

UF/IFAS Expert Urges Scientists to Breed for Flavor For 20 years, Harry Klee, a professor of horticultural sciences at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, has been using genetics to improve flavors and smells in tomatoes and other produce that induce the consumer to buy more of them. As Florida farmers continue to harvest this year’s tomatoes, Klee …

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Georgia Offering Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

Dan Georgia, Vegetables

The Georgia Department of Agriculture is offering Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training for compliance with the federal produce safety rule. Brandon Sauceda, with the Georgia Department of Agriculture Farm Safety Program, says the training informs growers and the consuming public of new federal produce safety rules in Georgia. Georgia Offering Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trainings