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5.25.17

Apples to Oranges: Why Crops Thrive Where They Do
Jennie is a Maryland farmer. She is also a registered dietitian who speaks about food and farming systems, sustainability and family ...
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5.11.17

As Unique as a Thumbprint
Sarah Wilson and her husband, Jeremy, are raising three children, along with corn, wheat, soybeans, rye and a variety of cover crops ...
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4.28.17

Bill Nye Saves the World – And Examines the Safety and Sustainability of GMOs
Julie Kenney grew up on an Iowa farm. She and her husband Mark have two children and are the fifth generation to grow corn, soybeans ...
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4.21.17

Bill Nye is Back and is Uncovering the Science Behind GMOs
Julie Kenney grew up on an Iowa farm. She and her husband, Mark, have two children. They are the fifth generation to grow corn, ...
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2.15.17

Farming at the Mercy of Mother Nature
By Jennifer Poltermann In addition to raising three children and helping out on her husband’s fourth-generation Wisconsin grain and hog ...
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2.8.17

Break the Ice with a Kansas Dairy Farmer
Break the Ice with a Kansas Dairy Farmer How she is caring for her cows this winter Melissa is a fourth-generation Kansas dairy farmer ...
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12.19.16

Soil…As Valuable as Diamonds?
By Katie Heger Katie and her husband, Steven, raise corn, soybeans, wheat, pinto beans and field peas in Underwood, North Dakota. Katie ...
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11.22.16

Why Are Farming Moms Thankful?
Why Are Farming Moms Thankful? A collective reflection on Thanksgiving from CommonGround farmers Soon families across the country will ...
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