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Happy National Chicken Month!

Fun Fact: Americans eat more chicken that anyone else in the world. In fact, we consumed more than 93.5 lbs per capita in 2018! Surprised? When you consider that more than 25,000 family farmers have...
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Ag Facts & Infographics

Agriculture is More Than A Job

Fun Fact: The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City, in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union. By 1894, 23 more states had adopted the...
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Education & Teaching Materials

Planning to Succeed: An Agriculture Finance & Business Curriculum for High School

We’ve all been there, sitting in a classroom and the teacher has that day’s lesson or an introduction to a new unit and you inwardly, or out loud, groan because you know it is the beginning of the end.
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Farming & Rural Living

Traditions You Treasure

When you think state or county fair, what do you think? Funnel cakes and corn dogs? Ferris wheels and carousels? What about youth, livestock, projects and family traditions?
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Farm Planning

Recordkeeping Tools

Recordkeeping of any kind, personal or business of any facet can be daunting, right? If you are like me, understanding and being comfortable with a system that is going to do what I want it to do and...
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Agriculture Operations

Cut Flower Farming?

July is American Grown Flower Month... but we're willing to bet that not too many people know what a cut flower farm looks like, or what is needed to be successful as a cut flower farmer.
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

4-H, FFA and Summer "Break"?

So…while the end is approaching, it is still summer vacation for kids, which means lazy days, relaxing, spending time with friends, etc. right? Well…probably not if you are a 4-H or FFA member. For...
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Ag Facts & Infographics

Hay is for Horses!

Where are our equine aficionados? It’s I Love Horses Day (held annually on July 15th). To honor that, we wanted to share some fun facts about horses (from LiveScience.com)…
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Education & Teaching Materials

National Farriers Week

It's 8 a.m. and John is headed to his truck to start his day. John has been a farrier for the past 27 years. He specializes in performance horses and horses with special shoeing needs.
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Ag Consumers

Freedom...Happy 4th of July

Freedom. We are so incredibly fortunate in this country to have all of the freedoms that we do, and the 4th of July is a great time to celebrate that. We are privileged to have so many choices: where...
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