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.”
Cathy Isom gives us information about the game that teaches young students real-life risk rewards of farming and commodity trading. That story’s ahead on “This Land of Ours”.
The number of farmers markets today is about twice what it was just ten years ago. Daniel Lee looks into how farmers markets have doubled in numbers across the U.S. over the past decade and why they are becoming more and more popular. Download Audio
Cathy Isom tells us about the Smithsonian Museum program connecting agriculturists with visitors in the nation’s capital. Download Audio
Subcommittee Hears about Farm Financial Pressures On Thursday, the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing on the growing financial pressures faced by U.S. farmers and ranchers. Download Audio