The top five AGDAILY stories of the week … did you follow the action? This week we feature an inspiring young Vermont farmer, firefighter, and FFA’er; Before the Plate gives us a sneak peak of their film; and the Farm Babe proves you can’t judge a book by its cover. Don’t miss a moment at […]
Dozens of GMOs exist and they have been used to benefit human health, animal welfare, and to safeguard the environment for over 30 years.
Six farm families were recognized for not only being some of the nation’s best cattle and livestock operations, but also for their stewardship and conservation efforts during the 2017 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting last week. This year’s Environmental Stewardship regional winners will compete for the national award, which will be announced during the Annual […]
When Bryce Cluff zipped up his FFA jacket for the first time he never dreamed it would lead him to becoming the 2017 Arizona National FFA Officer Candidate.
“Feed Yard Foodie” blogger and cattlewoman Anne Burkholder has been selected for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Assocation inaugural Advocate of the Year award. A Florida native, Burkholder moved to Nebraska with her husband in 1997 to run a family feed yard that had been in her husband’s family since the 1970s. Since then, the mother […]
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue may soon get a little help in the department. Steve Censky, CEO of the American Soybean Association, has been nominated by President Donald Trump as Deputy Secretary of Agriculture at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “Our work has only just begun in delivering results for the people of American […]
Want to keep better track of the climate conditions around you? A group from the USDA Agricultural Research Station (ARS) has introduced a web-based application that allows users to access important historical information about the past climate in their area and better plan for the current year. “We wanted to make an application that addresses […]
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 […]