Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sad Corn

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Shut Up and Listen.

When I was living in Washington, I followed this story when it came out in March. Like many things I read from out-spoken individuals who are against industrialized farming, it annoyed me. But I read it. I read the whole … Continue reading

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Why You Should Care About “Pineapple Corn”

If you’re living in the Midwest, there’s no need to tell you about the drought. Every day we pray for rain and every day we see the crops suffer more and more without it. I drove to Wayne, NE last … Continue reading

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Women in Ag Wednesday – Jamie Rhoades

A few weeks ago I was doing some reading and stumbled across a great blog, sharing farmer’s stories called Faces of Agriculture. The blog is so great, it features farmers, ranchers, and agriculturists from all over. I saw that the authors … Continue reading

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Crop Losses, Yield Increases, and Global Population

Today is officially World Population Day. This is the day we raise awareness to global population issues such as world hunger, gender equality, and family planning. Two days ago the population was estimated at 7,025,071,966. This holiday has existed since … Continue reading

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What are Food Miles?

Everyone who eats food should know this. Food miles are essentially what separates the local food movement and the global import/export markets. A food mile is the distance a product travels from the time it is harvested to the time … Continue reading

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