Tag Archives: Agriculture

Join the “Field to Fork” Conversation

Join the “Field to Fork” conversation with Chef Vivian Howard. She talks with Sweet Life Farms and shares her mouthwatering Pork Shoulder Steaks in Red Curry-Braised Watermelon recipe. @IMPACGrown  

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IRFC Votes in New Chair

ORLANDO (August 31, 2017)  – International Responsible Farming Council (IRFC) elected Jessica Jennewein as the chair during the August meeting in Orlando, Florida. Jennewein received her undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida in Environmental Science and Public Relations. She went on to complete … Continue reading

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2003 Editorial Re-posted from the Tampa Bay Business Journel

Tampa Bay Business Journal Don’t gripe with your mouth full May 19, 2003, 12:00am EDT Guest Opinion by Danny Kushmer Who is “Big Sugar?” The ads running on television and radio would have you believe “Big Sugar” is some monstrous … Continue reading

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The Ward Scott Files Podcast

My friend and colleague Frankie Hall were honored to participate on the Ward Scott Files out of Gainesville, Florida. We talked about precision agriculture and how farmers and ranchers are lessening their environmental footprint. Scroll down the page to: 4-19-2017 … Continue reading

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IMPAC Takeover

On Tuesday, May 9th I was charged with generating content for @IMPACGrown on Twitter and Instagram. Our #TakeoverTuesday consisted of touring a Member of the House Ag Committee at two nursery operations in Apopka, Florida. Thank you AgriStarts and Costa … Continue reading

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Florida Ag Hall of Fame Invites Nominations

The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame, which honors those who have made significant contributions to agriculture, is accepting nominations for inductees. “We invite the agriculture community to nominate those who have demonstrated selfless dedication to advocacy and advances in agricultural … Continue reading

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Remembering our Ag Roots on Independence Day

Gene McAvoy, County Extension Director Regional Vegetable Agent IV UF/IFAS Hendry County Extension LaBelle, Florida 33935 Farm Policy Facts Jun 30, 2016 It is the season of summer trips and for many that includes a journey to Washington, D.C., especially this … Continue reading

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Washington Post Article on GMO’s by Joel Achenbach

107 Nobel laureates sign letter blasting Greenpeace over GMOs By Joel Achenbach June 30 While Greenpeace and other organizations oppose genetically engineered food, more than 100 Nobel laureates are taking a stand on the side of GMOs. Here’s a look … Continue reading

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Nominate Someone for the Florida Ag Hall of Fame

The Florida Ag Hall of Fame has honored 144 inductees since 1980.  These individuals’ contributions to agriculture have helped advance the industry and ensure it continues to thrive. Their tireless, unselfish efforts to promote and protect Florida’s greatest industry are … Continue reading

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Support the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame

Become a Supporting Member Today! The Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame honors men and women who have made lasting contributions to agriculture in this state and to mentoring of our youth, who represent the future of agriculture in Florida. on … Continue reading

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