Agri View: BFTP-Meaning of Homegrown

Dan Agri View

In this Blast From The Past Agri View with everett Griner, Everett talks about the real meaning of the sign “Homegrown” we are beginning to see in our stores. BFTP-Meaning of Homegrown Now, Just what does the term “homegrown” mean? Why, that is anything grown locally. Or, is it something grown in the state? Homegrown could mean it didn’t come from …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …