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Six agvocates recognized as outstanding agricultural mentors

· May 24, 2018

A shout out to these six ag industry members who were recently selected as 2018 Outstanding Agricultural Mentors at the Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference in Chaska, Minnesota. The Outstanding Agricultural Mentors for 2018 are: Jan Albrecht, retired dairy farmer; Joel Larsen, Program Specialist for Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources at the Minnesota Department of Education; […]

Grilling Memorial Day weekend? Beef checkoff has tips, recipes

· May 24, 2018

Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner. is kicking off Memorial Day weekend and the start of grilling season by sharing these tips for a flawless grilled meal. Consider your cut While classics, such as the Strip Steak and Ribeye, can be an easy go-to, there are endless options when it comes to cuts of beef. Why […]

Domino’s celebrates farmers with week-long carryout special

· May 23, 2018

Domino’s knows one thing for sure – there is no pizza without farmers. That’s why the largest pizza company in the world is celebrating farmers in a week-long carryout special. Domino’s $5.99 carryout special, which is valid when you carryout large two-topping pizzas today through May 27, will bring the hard work of America’s farmers […]

Tulare mayor under fire after attacking ag on social media

· May 23, 2018

Tulare Mayor Carlton Jones is backpedaling after his anti-agriculture comments to a friend on Facebook went viral. The comments in question: “You’re having a conversation with some in your head. Ag depends on the people. Ag strips the natural resources and contaminates our groundwater and air. Ag causes asthma and valley fever, cancer and kills […]

Largest water rights opportunity in Texas up for sale for $250M

· May 22, 2018

A 30,000-acre ranch in Central Texas with unparalleled water rights and resources has hit the market for $250 million. Icon Global Group has announced that it aims to conclude negotiations by year’s end for Sandow Lakes Ranch located near Rockdale. Icon Global Group represents Alcoa in the listing of the property, which is now clear […]

Missouri first state to pass fake meat bill

· May 22, 2018

Missouri has become the first state to address the fake meat issue with legislation, sending a signal to other states to follow suit. The bill prohibits misrepresenting a product as meat that was not derived from harvested livestock. The legislation comes at a time when laboratory grown meat is being debated throughout the country and […]

NC farmer’s ‘Git out of my buggy!’ snake video goes viral

· May 22, 2018

A North Carolina farmer’s confrontation with a snake has gone viral. In fact the farm is now taking “Git out of my buggy” T-shirt orders after his scare. Farmer Rick Ellis stopped last week to chat up a five-foot black snake he believed was stealing his chicken’s eggs. Instead of slithering across the road, the […]

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