It’s bewildering how food companies justify partnering with The Non-GMO Project and at the same time adopting ethics policies promising to act with integrity.
I’m always encouraging farmers to advocate: speak up, reach out, and invite consumers in. Having a website is one option for farmers hoping to be more approachable and transparent. And if you engage in direct-to-consumer sales, it’s an absolute must. But before you start picking out brand colors and making design choices, there’s one super […]
It’s no stretch to say that there’s an attack on agriculture in Washington state right now, by lawmakers who don’t understand how farming work.
Here are a few suggestions to make sure consumers are getting good, reliable information about agriculture, farming and food production.
Whether or not you were a fan of Donald Trump the candidate, today marks a special occasion in our country, including the peaceful exchange of power.
If given the opportunity to speak with Congressman Conaway about the current state of farming, this is what The Farmer’s Daughter USA would tell him.
“Farming is a profession of hope.” This is a popular quote that often makes the rounds on social media sites about farming and agriculture. It makes sense. Farmers plant a seed and hope that it will grow into a mature, healthy plant bearing fruit. We help that plant along as much as possible, but the […]
Sometimes the public is unfortunately more drawn to the bad than they are the good. As she does every year, the popular farm blogger Amanda Zaluckyj, aka the Farmer’s Daughter USA, shows you just who has been the baddest of the bad in the ag industry. We couldn’t agree more with her Top 10 list, and if […]
Among the worst things about election night was the blunt and unequivocal disdain for rural America that was on display.
During a recent grocery shopping trip, I couldn’t help but shake my head when I saw a carton of strawberries bearing a non-GMO label. Of course the strawberries are not genetically engineered — there are no genetically engineered strawberries approved for commercial production or sale in the United States or anywhere in the world. Sadly […]