USDA is researching why e-coli bacteria has shown up in lettuce and spinach in recent years, mostly from California. Report (1:00 wma)
USDA promotes farmers’ markets for both farmers and consumers. Report (1:00 wma)
Mushroom producers continue to bite from the side of the mushroom in “Alice in Wonderland” that makes them bigger. Report (1:00 wma)
Strawberry production and prices were up this year.
Making the best even better is the goal of new Best Management Practices for Florida’s number one agricultural industry.
Luther Markwart with the American Sugar Beet Growers, part of the American Sugar Alliance, talks about the importance of the U.S. sugar program which was retained in the ag appropriations bill passed by Congress last week.
Mother may have told you to eat your veggies, but Mother Nature made it more difficult last year.
U. S. Sugar Farmers Praise Several Florida Congressmen for working to defeat anti-sugar amendments in the ag appropriations process. Â Report (45 wma)
The Florida Department of Agriculture partnered with a Canadian grocery chain to promote Florida fresh blueberries this month. Â Report (:55 wma)
Details on some of the current program signup for producers affected by last yearâ€™s hurricanes. Â Report (1:00 wma)