Farmers Earn 12 Cents of Thanksgiving Food Dollar

Dan Economy, Field Crops, Fruits, Pork, Poultry, Vegetables

(NAFB) — For every dollar Americans spend on Thanksgiving dinner this year, farmers and ranchers will earn about 11.9 cents. The National Farmers Union says that marks a slight drop from 2019 when farmers claimed 12.5 cents of the Thanksgiving food dollar. Though farmers’ smaller share of food expenditures could be blamed on dropping commodity prices in previous years, it’s …


Farm Bureau Survey: Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Down 4%

Dan Citrus, Dairy, Field Crops, Fruits, Industry News Release, Industry Videos-Promoting Agriculture, Poultry, Vegetables

(AFBF) — Thanksgiving celebrations will look different for many Americans this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Gatherings are likely to be fewer and farther between, with social distancing and perhaps even remote family get-togethers. One tradition that continues this year is the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual cost survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table. …


Feast on Florida-Grown Foods This Thanksgiving

Dan Citrus, Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, Vegetables

As we sit down to dine during the annual Thanksgiving feast, it’s worth noting that much of what we eat comes from Florida farmers, say University of Florida researchers. Better still, scientists with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences try to see if they can breed and grow certain crops in Florida to help growers and consumers. When …


Most Popular Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

What is your favorite? Cathy Isom gives us the most popular Thanksgiving side dishes. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.     Thanksgiving dinner wouldn’t be complete without a roast turkey or a ham as the star of the dining room table. But the dishes surrounding the stars on your plate matter, too. So, folks at The Daily …