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Sustainable since 1910

Pictured above is Missouri farmer and U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) Board Member Mike Geske. He says everything is centered around the farm, and…
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Sustainable Since 1928

Sustainable Since 1928 To third generation Minnesota farmer and U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) Board Member Gene Stoel, there is nothing more important than…
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Sustainable Since 1866

Pictured above is USFRA Chairwoman Nancy Kavazanjian who farms in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Nancy is sitting on Hammer and Kavazanjian Farms’ first tractor (with 2-row…
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Bringing Agriculture to Life – Virtually

Growing food has changed immensely in the last 75 years. Just like every other forward-thinking industry, American agriculture is employing science and technology to help…
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Embracing Technology to Improve Our Farms and Ranches

When I sit in the back of a taxi, seat of an airplane or walk the aisles of any grocery store, the one thing I…
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What goes into ground beef?

As a rancher, mom and main chef in my household, we have two whole shelves in our freezer dedicated to ground beef. It is such…
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ANIMAL WELFARE: A Priority for Farmers, Ranchers and the American Food Supply

ANIMAL WELFARE: A Priority for Farmers, Ranchers and the American Food Supply By: Randy Krotz, CEO of U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance "Animal welfare is fundamental to the…
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My Dairy Cows Are Not Abused

Krista Stauffer is a dairy farmer who milks 140 cows with her husband and family. To combat claims about animal abuse occurring on dairy farms,…
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Agriculture Education Missing from Urban Classrooms

Gen Z-ers spend more money on food and drinks than anything else, and by 2020, they’ll represent 40 percent of consumers. With more brands embracing…
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Continuing the Conversation at New York Times Food for Tomorrow

As I prepare to attend this second gathering of food pundits, chefs and other luminaries in the food world at this year’s New York Times…
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