Deciding What to Do in 2023?  Consider Diversification

Deciding What to Do in 2023? Consider Diversification

The holiday season is over, family and friends have gone back home, the holiday decorations have been put away.  College football crowned a new champion and a new farming year has begun.  Planting season is coming fast, but January is what I call, “Decision...
Friday Feature:  Cow Cuddling Agritourism

Friday Feature: Cow Cuddling Agritourism

This week’s featured video was published by the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) to share a story on a crazy trend that started in the Netherlands called “Cow Cuddling” or “Cow Hugging” therapy. I have heard of people paying to swim...
Friday Feature: What’s New at Southern Craft Creamery

Friday Feature: What’s New at Southern Craft Creamery

The Florida Dairy Farmers published a video earlier this year to share the interesting story of a dairy farm family in Jackson County that has developed a product line to market direct to consumers.  The Eade/Austin family own Cindale Dairy and also a creamery that...
Farm Stay – The Next Level of Agritourism

Farm Stay – The Next Level of Agritourism

Agritourism has been adopted by a number of farms in the state as an additional source of income.  Tourists from across the country and abroad are choosing to lodge at hotel alternatives such as the homes, cottages, and suites of private landowners and state and...