Category: Ag Day

5 Things: Food On My Mind and ‘Type A’ Personality Problems

My blogging in 2014 = sucks. Life and work have been crazy busy, but in a good kind of exhausting way. I traveled much of December, January, and February, then it got really cold with a lot of snow. Now that we’re moving into Spring, the snow sticks around for shorter periods of time, the […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 _____ […]

Agriculture Proud in Lexington, Kentucky

Why are you Agriculture Proud? While at this week’s Alltech Symposium I had the opportunity to share a little about my blog and many great farmers featured during the March series. View the post on Alltech’s website. It was great to feature so many farmers and ranchers from across the United States, however, our world […]

AgProud: Kentucky Farm Mom Wanda Quiggins

Ask someone involved in farming and agriculture what is most important to them. Likely, most of those responses will include family. Wanda Quiggins, 4th generation beef and tobacco farm mom, takes a moment to share why she is proud to be a part of Agriculture and why youth involvement and agriculture education is so important. […]

AgProud: Janice Person Loves Cotton

…and she is definitely Agriculture Proud! Janice is one of my favorite people online, and I have had the blessing to meet her in real life. She is that awesome person who is always there for ya, one of the people I go to for advice when I get stuck, especially with Social Media topics. Her Social […]

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