We are uniquely positioned to connect influential consumers and food producers in conversation. Through programming like Digital Voices, Faces of Farming & Ranching, and Discovery Education we seek to educate key audiences about how food is grown and raised by sharing the stories of real food producers. In addition to their other responsibilities, our program participants are also contributors to our blog. Get to know our programming and participants, below.

Faces of Farming & Ranching

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has completed the voting period to find the next Faces of Farming & Ranching winners. Lauren Arbogast (Virginia), Jeremy Brown (Texas), Emily Buck (Ohio),  Katie Roth (Wisconsin) and Lauren Schwab (Ohio).

Lauren Arbogast

Specialty: Chicken, Cattle and Crop Farmer

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Jeremy Brown

Specialty: Crop Farmer

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Emily Buck

Specialty: Crop Farmer, University Researcher and Professor

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Lauren Schwab

Specialty: Pig Farmer

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Katie Roth

Specialty: Diary Farmer

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Discovering Farmland

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA) and Discovery Education have partnered for an exciting initiative to engage urban youth with a first-hand glimpse into modern agriculture. Using the award-winning documentary, “FARMLAND, a film by James Moll,” virtual experiences and video content as a foundation, this multi-modal curriculum brings to life critical issues impacting the agriculture industry, such as sustainability, the new science behind farming, and entrepreneurship. The curriculum includes free downloadable, standards aligned lesson plans, a digital exploration and virtual experiences all with accompanying activities. These turnkey tools are designed to engage students as they explore modern agriculture in the classroom.

Click here to access Discovering Farmland.