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Utilizing Technology for Continuous Sustainability Improvement

With our farm changing, and the birth of our daughter, I have begun to reflect upon how our world and our farm will change in…
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What’s in your glass?

Let’s talk chat about milk, shall we? It seems as though many milk alternatives are rising in popularity. Almond milk, cashew milk, soy milk, etc.…
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Why do farmers keep animals inside?

I am often asked why farm animals are kept inside. There are many reasons why farmers keep their animals inside, and it’s not for the…
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The Importance of Biosecurity in Raising Animals

You’ve likely seen it splashed across the headlines or now even buried on page four of the national news. You may catch a glimpse of…
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How GMO crops help farmers and the environment

Our family farm grows corn and soybeans in Southwest Michigan. Since their introduction about 20 years ago, we have adopted genetically engineered traits that benefit…
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Keeping the Environment Top of Mind when using Pesticides

To be a successful farmer, you need to be an expert in two areas; business and environmentalism. The use of pesticides plays an important role…
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The Role of Technology in Today’s Agriculture

One of USFRA’s Faces of Farming & Ranching Emily Buck, Ph.D., who farms nearly 1,000 acres of corn and soybeans and raises Southdown sheep near…
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Seeing the Tides Turn as a Face of Farming & Ranching

As my two years of being a Face of Farming & Ranching for U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) comes to a close, the biggest…
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