Tag Archives: Food

Thought of the Week

The person who has plenty to eat may have many problems.  The person who has nothing to eat has only one.

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100 Years at the Dinner Table

Do you ever wonder what people were eating 100 years ago? This great little video by mode.com takes us on a visual food tour of trendy dinners over a 100-year timespan, from 1915 to today. What’s your favorite thing to have for … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Consumers are more and more interested in the story of their food.  This is good news for farmers and ranchers.  We’re proud of the work we do and are eager to share how food gets from the farm to the … Continue reading

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Who Buys The Farmer’s Crops?

We were talking about this topic earlier today, and thought you would enjoy knowing where some of the farmer’s crops end up. A large percentage of the dry crops like peas, lentils, garbanzos, and wheat are exported to other countries, … Continue reading

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Article Review – The Next Green Revolution

The Next Green Revolution, National Geographic, October, 2014 This is a comprehensive article discussing the problem of feeding the entire world on the amount of land which we have.  The best part of this article is that it discusses in … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

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Food for the City

This year, National Geographic is examining food systems throughout the world. Click on the link below to see the video called “Food for the City” which examines how food travels from the farm to the city in the United States. … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“The biggest challenge to food security in the U.S. is one of access, even more so than affordability.” -Howard G. Buffett, Farmer and CEO of the Howard G. Buffett Foundation

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STAT RACK

SUMMERTIME MEANS THE GARDENS AND GRILLS ARE GOING: 2 lbs fresh green beans necessary to can 1 quart 12 Honeybees needed to make 1 tablespoon of honey   4 lbs. Broccoli consumed per person per year 350 The number of … Continue reading

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“The U.S. exports more than $30 billion in agricultural goods each year.  Imagine the issues that would arise if the U.S. was not a leading competitor.  Our whole economy would be harmed, and our whole nation, along with the world, … Continue reading

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