Dozens of GMOs exist and they have been used to benefit human health, animal welfare, and to safeguard the environment for over 30 years.
It has been estimated that there are over 400 million rice-consuming poor people in the world. Imagine; eating rice every day, for three meals a day. No flax seeds, almonds, chia, acaia berries, or cacao nibs to add to your morning oatmeal. Your nails would fray. Your cheeks would be sunken and sallow. Your hair […]
What started as an Instagram page has now turned into a movement far beyond my wildest dreams. Now over 5,000 Instagram followers strong, “Before the Plate” is a feature-length documentary in the making with the hopes of bringing the urban consumer closer to their food. Getting the message to the general public has been an […]
The consensus is that the organic certification of imported goods needs to be re-evaluated to ensure those products meet the program’s parameters.
This spring has been a difficult one for most of North America whose livelihoods rely on crops and the cooperation of Mother Nature. Sandi Brock and Amy Matheson decided to have a bit of fun pulling their favorite hashtags off Twitter from fellow farmers. However, the fun led to a more serious conversation that we […]
Looking for something as important as your first job (or internship) in the agriculture industry may require more than just a search bar.
The human body doesn’t take special umbrage when confronted with an unnatural chemical. It doesn’t make a conscientious decision to react more adversely.
Grant and Kristen Strom, the owners of Strom Farms, are family farmers whose operation is in Knox County, Illinois. The couple won American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement Award for 2017, and they will be featured in AGDAILY’s upcoming Farms We Follow series. Get to know a little about the Stroms here!
As someone who has grown up in the city, filmmaker Dylan Sher has a fascination for many of the things we have seen while filming “Before the Plate.”