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USDA Appoints Members to Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee

Dan Fruits, Industry News Release, Vegetables

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the appointment of 25 members of the recently re-established Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee (FVIAC). The newly appointed members will serve terms of up to two years beginning immediately and ending in 2020. The appointees were selected from nominations received in May 2018 resulting from the April 23, 2018, announcement of the re-establishment of the …

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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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Celebrating National Fruit and Vegetable Month

Dan Fruits, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom has a friendly reminder about a month-long celebration of all of the produce that provide us fresh fruits and vegetables all year long. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Fruit and Vegetable Month June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable month. While most of us know that eating more fresh fruits and vegetables are …

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Agri View: Roadside Markets and Eating Healthier

Dan Agri View, Fruits, Vegetables

Everett Griner talks about the demand of fruits and vegetables from roadside markets in today’s Agri View. Everett discusses why this demand has grown. And why consumers are buying from the roadside market. Roadside Markets and Eating Healthier The expansion of roadside markets may have peaked for now. It has made one impressionable fact for those that keep up with …

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Agri View: Healthy Eating

Dan Agri View, Fruits, Vegetables

Everett Griner talks about healthy eating, something few Americans properly do, in today’s Agri View. Healthy Eating OK, how much fruit and vegetables do you eat eat each day? Not enough? Well, the Center for Disease Control recently did a very new study. Based on what they found out the vast majority of Americans fall way short of the recommended …

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USDA Survey Shows Millennials Prefer Fruits, Vegetables

Dan Fruits, Industry News Release, Vegetables

A recent Department of Agriculture report shows that millennials prefer fruits and vegetables over grains and meats. The USDA report analyzed food-buying data by generation. Agri-Pulse reports that millennials spend the smallest share of their food budgets on grains, white meat and red meat. Millennials, those born between 1981 and the mid-2000s, are now the largest, most diverse living generation, …