Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Agri Leader

Becoming a veterinarian: Coming full circle

Becoming a veterinarian: Coming full circle

No matter how far you roam, sometimes the pull to come back home is too strong to resist.
Published: 07/23/14
Maine lobster season off to slow start

Maine lobster season off to slow start

ROCKLAND, Maine — The cold winter is still being felt in the waters off Maine, where the nation’s largest lobster fishery is off to a slow start.
Published: 07/23/14
A new generation of ag industry leaders

A new generation of ag industry leaders

As anyone in the ag industry knows, it takes a lot of hard work, tenacity, dedication and perseverance to be successful.
Published: 07/23/14

New USDA nutrition guidelines focus on healthier kids

As public interest in healthier food for school children continues to increase, the U.S. Department of Agriculture continues to strengthen its federal nutrition standards.
Published: 07/23/14
Datil peppers add spicy side to St. Augustine history and cuisine

Datil peppers add spicy side to St. Augustine history and cuisine

If you like your food with a side of heat and history, then you’ll want to try Datil peppers.
Published: 07/23/14

The plight of the honeybee

Honey is one of my favorite foods. Even Winnie the Pooh couldn’t love it as much as me. Why else would I expose myself to stinging bees for the hope of a taste of their honey? My inherited sweet tooth and my suspicion that processed sugars are...
Published: 07/23/14
Busy former commissioner has had an active, fulfilling career

Busy former commissioner has had an active, fulfilling career

“If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.”
Published: 07/16/14

Florida A&M student wins recognition for innovative research

A Florida A&M University (FAMU) student has earned public recognition as the first young scientist to clone a key gene from muscadine grapes.
Published: 07/16/14

Tagging the butterfly to learn by the butterfly

The majestic monarch butterfly has bright orange and black wings, along with white spots. They are one of the largest and most beautiful butterflies found in North America. And if you happen to spot one with a little white tag on its wing, the exper...
Published: 07/16/14
Some Florida restaurants will cook your catch

Some Florida restaurants will cook your catch

What gets you hungrier than a platter of freshly caught Florida fish and a side of hush puppies, coleslaw and cold beer?
Published: 07/16/14

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