It’s not rocket science when it comes to why we go to Farmers Markets. Buy local – support local. Cathy Isom explains how to shop smarter at your local Farmer’s Market. That story’s ahead on This Land of Ours.
Cathy Isom tells us about the unexpected places where beehives are cropping up in an effort to save the bee population. That’s coming up on “This Land of Ours.”
Cathy Isom gives us information about the game that teaches young students real-life risk rewards of farming and commodity trading. That story’s ahead on “This Land of Ours”.
The number of farmers markets today is about twice what it was just ten years ago. Daniel Lee looks into how farmers markets have doubled in numbers across the U.S. over the past decade and why they are becoming more and more popular. Download Audio
Cathy Isom tells us about the Smithsonian Museum program connecting agriculturists with visitors in the nation’s capital. Download Audio
Subcommittee Hears about Farm Financial Pressures On Thursday, the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing on the growing financial pressures faced by U.S. farmers and ranchers. Download Audio
Everett Griner talks about PETA and the fight with FFA in today’s Agri View. Download Audio
Do you ever find yourself picking up packages of chicken examining the labels — such as enhanced, retained water, antibiotics, and wondering what exactly does that mean? Cathy Isom has found the new tool making it easier for consumers to shop for chicken. Download Audio
The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 15, 2016. This will mark the 43rd anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for National Ag Day 2016 is “Agriculture: Stewards of a Healthy Planet.” Tomorrow is National Ag Day – a day to recognize and …
2016 Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week-Grain Bin Safety Be cautious around grain and grain storage structures on the farm. It takes just seconds for a person to be pulled in and under a flowing mass of grain, leading to suffocation. Unloading grain creates a similar pull to quick sand. Children should never play or climb on grain or in …