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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 and oats on their central Iowa farm. By Julie Kenney I heard a stat the other day that most Americans…

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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, soybeans and oats on their central Iowa farm. By Julie Kenney Some of my favorite childhood memories come from working and…

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No Pests Bugging Me This Summer!

By Kate Lambert Kate and her husband raise cattle, corn, sheep and soybeans on their farm in Laclede, Missouri.   Summer is finally here. It’s a season associated with sunshine, picnics and barbecues, and cold lemonade on a hot day. There’s a lot to love…

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National Corn on the Cob Day

By: Diane Becker Diane and her family raise alfalfa and corn near Madison, Nebraska.   Happy National Corn on the Cob Day! Are you celebrating this holiday with an ear of corn in one hand and a stick of butter in the other? I know…

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GMOs: Helping Us Produce More With Less

By Lindsey Hendricks Lindsey’s husband is a fourth-generation farmer. Her family raises corn, soybeans and wheat in Kentucky.   So much of my job as a mom of two is figuring out how to do more with less. Use coupons to buy more groceries with…

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Easter Basket: The Sugar Is The Same

By Barbara Siemen Barbara is a city girl turned country chick. She and her husband, a fourth-generation farmer, raise dairy, beef, corn, wheat, hay and sugar beets in Michigan. Right around the corner is one of my favorite holidays: Easter! Our clever Easter Bunny hides…

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Questions about GMOs? Let’s Chat.

By Sarah Wilson Sarah is a fourth-generation farmer from North Dakota. She and her husband grow corn, wheat and soybeans. As a mom and a consumer, I have options when I go to the grocery store. White bread, wheat bread, organic, non-organic, fresh green beans…

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Top 5 Food Questions Consumers Ask Dieticians

Farmer, Wanda Patsche asked a number of dietitians what food questions they most commonly receive. Here are the top five they shared.

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Planting Season

What is planting season like for a family farm? Learn more about family farms and the work it takes to prepare for the rest of the growing season on a farm.

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Guess what? GMOs are SAFE!

Do you wonder if GMOs are safe? Farmer, Sara Ross explains why GMOs are safe and wants consumers to know why the food grown on her farm is safe and sustainable.