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GMOs Breed Controversy

GMOs Breed Controversy

GMOs breed Controversy Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are engineered in many different industries, but they’re surrounded by controversy when it comes to food and agriculture. GMOs begin in a laboratory when scientists alter their genetic makeup or transfer new...

Farm-Bred Phrases Part 2

Farm-Bred Phrases Part 2

Farm-Bred Phrases Part 2 Farmers have their own lingo that has spread to everyday use. Last week we wrote about some popular farm phrases but there are quite a few that got left off the list. Here’s a second look at nine more popular idioms that have started on the...

Severe Weather Spotlight

Severe Weather Spotlight

Severe Weather Spotlight Severe weather can throw off a farmer’s planting season before it even begins. In the springtime, severe weather usually means high winds, pounding rains, large hail or powerful tornadoes. Other forms of severe weather include wildfires, dust...

Dryland Farming Relies on Water Conservation

Dryland Farming Relies on Water Conservation

Dryland Farming Relies on Water Conservation Dryland agriculture is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a farming technique that cultivates crops without irrigation. Dry farming has been around for centuries, and farmers continue to build successful operations with...

Crop Circle Conspiracies

Crop Circle Conspiracies

Crop Circle Conspiracies Crop circles, sometimes called crop formations, are patterns of flattened crops in the middle of a field. These designs are often the subject of mystery and conspiracy. Some people dismiss them as a hoax, while others seek meaning from alien...

Recognizing women in agriculture

Recognizing women in agriculture

Recognizing women in agriculture Women are a large part of the agriculture industry. Their contributions to farming have made it possible to feed people around the world. In spite of all their hard work, women are awarded only a small portion of the land, the profits...

International harvesters

International harvesters

International Harvesters Agriculture is a diverse industry sustained by its international harvesters, the people around the world who produce all kinds of crops under very different conditions. Imagine driving past fields of fresh flowers instead of acres of corn and...

Farm junk is trending

Farm junk is trending

Farm junk is trending Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The rusty old junk that’s cluttering up your barn is now trendy. Your used farm equipment can be repurposed into home decorations that are rustic and chic. These projects are a cost-effective way for you to...

Pop Crop: Farmers cultivate popcorn varieties

Pop Crop: Farmers cultivate popcorn varieties

Pop Crop: Farmers cultivate popcorn varieties Popcorn has a history all over the world, from remote regions of South America, India and China to the prairies of the American Midwest. The puffy kernels have been consumed for centuries and featured as Christmas...

 

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