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. It is also advised to properly maintain your storage bins. …
Agricultural Safety Awareness-Rural Road Safety Drive with Reason, It’s Farming Season! This time of year, farmers are busy working in the fields and driving tractors, farm trucks, wagons and large equipment on roads. To the distracted or impatient motorist, vehicles such as these can pose a threat when safe driving practices are not observed.
The critical role women on the farm play when it comes to connecting with consumers and advocating for agriculture. Download Audio
Continuing with Ag Safety Week, in today’s video, Growing Safely – Tractor Safety, A farmer shares the details of a near-fatal tractor rollover accident. Bill Field from Purdue University shares tips to help avoid these types of incidents.
The 2016 Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week is celebrated March 6-12. The theme for the week is “Caution—Safety Is No Accident” and will highlight a different safety focus each day of the week. The week-long program promotes safety on the ranch and farm. Download Audio
Everett Griner talks about the GMO questions still unanswered in today’s Agri View. Download Audio
Cathy Isom tells you how you may get a first-hand look at how the food you eat is grown and raised if you spend a Day on a Farm. Download Audio