March 27, 2020
Hello dairy workers friends. My name is Elsie González of Motiva Consulting. I work with dairy farms and their employees. I want you to know that Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has ordered that most residents must stay home and that certain businesses must close for one month because of the coronavirus public health emergency. Many […]
Good morning! We are at the European Parliament in Strasbourg with our WeFarm4EU tractor. MEP Paolo De Castro from COMAGRI will join us for an EU Tractor chat today. Follow us! The EU continues to arrange agreements with third countries to import agricultural products at zero duty. The latest is the one with Mercosur. What […]
We already take a bunch of standard food safety precautions. Those involve of course washing hands, sanitizing surfaces with a bleach water solution, sanitizing tools, not putting harvested food in bins on the ground -keeping them off the ground. We already do a lot of food safety measures to make sure that our food is […]
March 26, 2020
Usually the last thing on fruit and vegetable growers’ minds when it comes to their processing equipment is food safety. The FSMA Produce Safety Rule states that “you must use equipment and tools that are of adequate design, construction, and workmanship to enable them to be adequately cleaned and properly maintained.” Growers should understand how […]
March 25, 2020
You are the proud owner of this tractor, a Lance Buldog? Yes, I am. What year is it from? – 1942. What is this at the front end? This is the top of the engine. The engine is horizontal. One cylinder. Horizontal – with a glow head, that has to be pre-heated with a gas-burner, […]
March 20, 2020
Check this out! You’ve heard of farm-to-table, right? Well, before supermarkets and fast food, all food was farm-to-table. If you wanted to eat it, you had to grow it or find someone who did. This meant a lot of hard work and super long days.
Did you know that Dudley farm historic State Park is like a living time capsule of Florida’s early settlers? So come check it out and you can see what Florida was like before interstates tourists and air-conditioning.
Today we’re gonna be talking to a person who has worked with a number of non-farm businesses and helping them with their transition. So you’ve worked in the agricultural industry in various capacities for a really long time. -Yes. From what you understand from a family farm perspective more to the corporate perspective in terms […]
March 18, 2020
Hey everyone, Simon from Massey Ferguson Weekend Warrior, here. Today we’ll be looking at digging out a garden bed, and tips and tricks on how to do that safely and efficiently. A lot of people like to either use a mini excavator or a bobcat for these types of applications, but I like the GC […]