Tag Archives: In the News

New Year’s Resolution 2015: Eat Healthy

Missed the December Tell Me More newsletter? Read the blog article below on how you can resolve to eat healthier meals in 2015. After a month filled with holiday parties, big meals and delicious desserts, many of us resolve to … Continue reading

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World Food Day 2014

World Food Day has given millions of people around the world a chance to gather and express their commitment to ending world hunger since its creation in 1979. Twenty-one years later, in 2000, world leaders made the eradication of extreme … Continue reading

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Real Talk About…Social Media Resources

No longer used just as convenient ways of communicating with old classmates, social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have integrated into nearly all facets of how we send information and influence others. Farmers would likely never have imagined … 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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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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Ag Trendsetters

Who do you think belongs on the list of greatest trendsetters in agriculture? Some of the great names in agriculture include well-known inventors like Eli Whitney and George Washington Carver as well as geneticists and plant scientists, philanthropists, Nobel Peace … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Seed Technology

A new report confirms what many farmers and industry employees have known for years: precision seed technology is essential to agriculture. The report was conducted by the Humboldt Forum for Food and Agriculture and looks at the economic value of … Continue reading

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Real Talk About…Consumer Opinions

The public perception of modern agriculture is gradually moving in a positive direction, although there is more work to do when it comes to educating the average consumer. This past November, the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) released the … Continue reading

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Ag Trends to Watch

Agriculture is all about trying new things to figure out where improvements and discoveries are possible. This year will be no exception to that kind of innovation, from the latest gadgets to the most outlandish and flavorful delicacies. Here are … Continue reading

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Real Talk About…Pesticide Benefits

How many times have those of us in the crop protection industry used the word “pesticide” and encountered responses of confusion or concern? Among many consumers, the crop protection products that farmers rely upon have developed an inaccurate reputation and … Continue reading

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