Month: March 2013

Common Misconceptions in Food and Agriculture

On a weekly basis, I usually receive 8-10 questions via my Ask A Farmer contact form from folks who just want to know more about agriculture in general. I’m just one guy with an opinion who is willing to share my opinion. I try to incorporate links with perspectives from others as often as possible […]

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My favorite YouTube channels for ag, food, and farm

What are your favorite online channels for videos related to agriculture, food, and farm topics? I have my own subscription list on YouTube of my favorite video channels. It includes everything from my favorite music artists, some good devotional updates, and plenty of farmer bloggers. But I couldn’t find another list to grow my collection. […]

Celebrate National Agriculture Day and talk to a farmer | CNN Eatocracy

How long has it been since you visited a farm? Vote in the poll. In case you missed it, yesterday was National Agriculture Day. I had the opportunity to share a few words on CNN Eatocracy and hopefully encourage folks to consider how agriculture impacts our lives daily. Even though farmers and ranchers may be […]

National Agriculture Day Through the Eyes of Farm Bloggers

Today is National Agriculture Day. the one day of the year when Congress encourages everyone to  stop and think about agriculture. We are thinking  about all the people involved in agriculture and all of the things they are accomplishing! Farmers who are producing food for their families and a few neighbors as well as the farmers […]

Ag Day Celebrating Agriculture From California to North Dakota

Jenny Dewey is a country girl at heart. Born and raised in Northern California and growing up in her parent’s butcher shop and deli, agriculture has always been a part of her life. She recently followed her heart to North Dakota where she is now engaged to a sunflower farmer and works at his ag […]

National Ag Day — Retirees Finding Success as Four Country Gals

Today’s Ag Day Post is by “The Four Country Gals” began farming their 9.6 acre property in 2007. In six short years, they have developed a sustainable farm on the SW Utah high desert. All four are retired from very stressful careers and find the business of both produce farming and small animal wrangling to be both fun and […]

Ranching Awesome (Thrift Shop Parody From the Farm)

Ryan featured this on the Ag Proud Facebook page yesterday but wanted to be sure you all saw the latest effort from Kansas rancher Derek Klingenberg and his Klingenberg Farms Studios. His family farm stars in another great video — this is Ranching Awesome a Thrift Shop parody. So, what’s your favorite scene? I really like Derek & […]

Observing National Ag Day on Ag Proud

Today’s featured Bandita is Janice AKA JPLovesCotton, a city girl who loves cotton and biotechnology. Her work at Monsanto includes blogging and social media outreach. A colorful adventure is her personal blog. Follow her on Twitter (@JPLovesCotton). It seems every industry and every special interest have a day on the calendar. You see tweets, Facebook and blog posts about national _____ […]

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