Monthly Archives: March 2013

80 Things You Need to Know about Agriculture: Week 11

Join the celebration! You can help us recognize eight decades of industry progress by sharing facts or a link to the blog on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. #24 Colorado potato beetles were first recognized as pests of … Continue reading

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Women Farmers Level the Field

March is National Women’s History Month, and a fitting time to recognize the promising number of women in agricultural vocations that were once exclusively held by men. Although most of the farms and ranches in the U.S. are still owned … Continue reading

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80 Things You Need to Know about Agriculture: Week 10

Join the celebration! You can help us recognize eight decades of industry progress by sharing facts or a link to the blog on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. #21 The National Invasive Species Council reports that 16 invasive … Continue reading

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80 Things You Need to Know about Agriculture: Week 9

Join the celebration! You can help us recognize eight decades of industry progress by sharing facts or a link to the blog on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. #19 In 2010, brown marmorated stink bugs caused $37 million … Continue reading

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Making Healthy Choices

March is National Nutrition Month and health experts from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are re-stressing the importance of consuming the right amount of fruits, vegetables and healthy grains to achieve good nutrition. Eating more fruits and vegetables decreases … Continue reading

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80 Things You Need to Know about Agriculture: Week 8

Join the celebration! You can help us recognize eight decades of industry progress by sharing facts or a link to the blog on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. #17 One hundred percent of hops on commercial acreage in … Continue reading

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