Right about now, if you eat a Florida strawberry, odds are it’s going to taste oh-so-good. That’s no accident. Strawberries are in season, and those you see at the grocery store should be shipped and stocked at the right temperature, says ... READ MORE
When Patricio Muñoz developed the University of Florida’s newest blueberry variety, he wanted to name the fruit in honor of Alto Straughn, a longtime, strong supporter of UF’s blueberry breeding program.
“A ‘sentinel’ is a watcher ... READ MORE
So you have a great list of goods you want to make, then what? Let’s take a look at some simple steps to take before launching your cottage food operation. Ideas are cheap, but the implementation of those ideas can be a challenge.
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Do you have a recipe for a spectacular pie or cake? Want to make some money? The cottage food law in Florida can help make that happen. Cottage foods are essentially foods you can make in your kitchen without a food permit that can be sold direct ... READ MORE
I am often asked, "What is the value to me (the beef cattle producer) of imported beef to the U.S.?" The long and the short of the answer is, "a great deal!" Beef trade is a complex system. The fact is, imported beef goes hand-in-hand with ... READ MORE
◊ by Judy Kimani and Chi Nguyen ◊
Cambodia has a rich tradition of tasty and nutritious foods. Animal-source foods (ASFs) are an important part of the cuisine, with the most widely consumed ASF products being pork, fish, and poultry.
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Although the future by definition remains unknown, new research techniques are helpful for predicting and understanding potential trends in livestock systems. To this end, a series of workshops are being planned for several countries, following ... READ MORE
The Englewood Farmers Market is partnering with the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP), the SNAP-Ed implementing agency in Florida, and Florida Organic Growers’ Fresh Access Bucks (FAB) program to conduct a special cooking demonstration ... READ MORE
Agritourism is an industry that provides alternative income opportunities for Panhandle agricultural producers, while providing recreational opportunities for tourists, schools, churches, and other organizations. Agritourism activities ... READ MORE
The local foods movement is a trend which has turned into a game changer. In 2012, local food sales in the Florida Panhandle alone have been valued at $543 million.
Indicators suggest more consumers are seeking local produce. On average 20 ... READ MORE