Food Dialogues Blog

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Beef and Tomato Stew

Beef and tomato stew is one of my favorite meals in the fall and winter. It’s a dish that my mom served to me growing…
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Why I have Confidence in Agriculture as a RDN

As the season shifts from summer to fall, our nation's farmers are working hard to make a new autumn harvest available to consumers. While I…
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My Five Favorite Ways to Teach Kids Where Food Comes From

I was fortunate growing up to have grandparents with gardens, and neighbors with livestock. My uncle hunted deer and shared the meat with our family.…
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Boosting the Agriculture Experience - From Where You Live

“Know your farmer, know your food.” is a common quote we see in many places, including the farmer’s market, the supermarket; and even bigger advertising…
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Why I Invited Martha Stewart to my Texas Farm

Less than 100 miles from Austin’s bustling epicenter is the small town of Rogers, Texas, where the local population is just over 1,200 people. Unbeknownst…
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What is the Future of Pig Farming?

If there is one thing that is for certain, nothing stays the same in farming. As farmers, we are continually finding new and better ways…
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Chicken Myths & Truths

I’ve mentioned before when it comes to food, there’s a month or special day to celebrate everything—December is National Pear Month; November is National Peanut…
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Krotz: Foul-Mouthed 'Mr. Seed' Sells with Scares

It saddens me to say that the organic food industry has reached a new low. U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance has always been an organization…
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Why it's Important Kids Learn About Modern Agriculture

As a kid who grew up on our family’s ranch, it was easy to take things for granted. I knew where the beef in our…
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Why It's Important Kids Learn about Modern Agriculture

As a kid who grew up on our family’s ranch, it was easy to take things for granted. I knew where the beef in our…
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