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Mini documentary shows importance of inclusion in ag

· November 18, 2021

Smithfield established a contract grower program to support Black and minority farmers and diversify their hog supply chain. This video highlights the importance of equity and inclusion in American agriculture. The Martins, who own J & J Martin Farm Produce, are descendants of Harry Martin, a North Carolina man who escaped enslavement and enlisted in the […]

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New Ground — Episode 16: FFA, John Deere, and Farm Bureau Awards

· November 5, 2021

Welcome to the 16th episode of New Ground, AGDAILY.com’s video news update series where we bring together the latest and most important food and agriculture stories. Your host is Ryan Tipps, the managing editor for AGDAILY. Episode 16 dives into these main topics: – National FFA Convention – John Deere Contract Negotiations – Farm Bureau’s […]

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Neighboring farmers help grieving family with harvest

· October 27, 2021

For many farmers, harvest can be one of the most stressful times on the farm. However, when there is a family tragedy on the farm, that time becomes even more difficult. Thirty-nine-year-old Cole Vanatta died in a tragic tree-trimming accident on his family’s farm in Tabor, Iowa last month. In addition to grieving the loss […]

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How cattle ranchers are taking on the sustainability challenge

· October 26, 2021

Long before “sustainability” became a buzzword, farmers and ranchers have been working to keep their operations sustainable for future generations. Cattle ranchers have been environmentalist for years, protecting natural resources while feeding a growing population.  For example, Brandi Buzzard has had to work hard to regrow her ranch’s grass. So far, it’s taken six years. […]

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Trainer rides horse 2,500 miles to raise awareness for nonprofits

· October 12, 2021

Liberty horse trainer Patrick Sullivan rode his mare Gamilah from California to the Kentucky Horse Park, capping a 2,500-mile journey that was raising awareness for his nonprofit for underprivileged kids called Gamilah Unbridled. Sullivan stopped at several nonprofits along the way to help show how “horses can heal people and people can heal horses,” he […]

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Farm auction stereotypes — courtesy of Millennial Farmer

· October 12, 2021

What’s your bidding style at farm auctions? There are a lot of them out there, and thanks to YouTube star and Minnesota farmer Zach Johnson (better known to most everyone as Millennial Farmer), we see all these stereotypes in one place. And the results are laugh-inducing gold!  Johnson brought together some perfect folks for this […]

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Peterson Farm Bros. & their 6 tips for farm safety

· October 11, 2021

The Peterson Farm Brothers might be best known for their funny farm parody songs, but we also appreciate that, as real farmers, they take a moment to get serious and talk about important issues affecting this industry and the people in it. For harvest season, they’ve invited a state trooper to their inner circle to […]

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New Ground — Episode 15: Bayer, John Deere, and Vandana Shiva

· October 8, 2021

Welcome to the 15th episode of New Ground, AGDAILY.com’s video news update series where we bring together the latest and most important food and agriculture stories. Your host is Ryan Tipps, the managing editor for AGDAILY. Episode 15 dives into these main topics: – Bayer in the courtroom – John Deere’s worker contract – Ag […]

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