Food Safety Articles

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Need some BOUNCE in your step? Try the cherry with MORE

4/13/2017

While the harvest of tart cherries is still months away, this fruit with a pucker factor can be enjoyed year-round and increasing research shows the health benefits are perfect for recovering athletes – no matter if you’re a chiseled endurance athlete or simply a weekend warrior that looks forward to putting the next sticker on your vehicles bumper.

How Will We Sustainably Feed 9 Billion People by the Year 2050?

4/12/2017

Journey 2050, a new game offered by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, aims to address this question by allowing students to experience agriculture in a whole new way.

Pasture to Plate: How beef is raised

4/10/2017

As ranchers, we understand the privilege it is to grow food for others to eat. There are many different opinions on how food should be raised. Here are some of the things we’ve been asked about in raising beef.

Fast Take! The Dirty Dozen: Wash, Rinse, Eat and Repeat

4/4/2017

helpful insights to consider using when responding to blog posts and articles about the Environmental Working Group’s latest annual “Dirty Dozen” list of fruits and vegetables it claims have the “highest pesticide loads

Farmers, Ranchers Ask Congress to Strengthen Safety Net

3/14/2017

The American Farm Bureau Federation and 11 other farm and ranch groups today asked congressional budget and appropriations committees to increase funding for farm programs in the 2018 farm bill.

Could the New Arctic Apple Positively Change the Public’s Perception of GMOs?

2/9/2017

Iowa farmer Michelle Miller explores whether the new, non-browning Arctic Apple and if it could change the public’s perception of GMOs.

EPA ‘How to Comply’ Manual Covers Worker Protection Standard

10/14/2016

The Environmental Protection Agency has released an updated manual designed to assist individuals and growers in complying with the Worker Protection Standard.

5 Family Fun Fall Activities

10/6/2016

Have you checked out “5 Family Fun Fall Activities,” the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s latest blog post?

Egg, Dairy and Chicken Prices Down, Beef Too

10/5/2016

Lower retail prices for several foods, including eggs, whole milk, cheddar cheese, chicken breast, sirloin tip roast and ground chuck resulted in a decrease in AFBF’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey.

Picking the Perfect Sweet Corn Ear

8/29/2016

When looking for a great ear of sweet corn, feel the cob; check the girth of the cob itself and the tip. A tip that has more girth means the ear of corn has had enough time to mature and the sugars in the kernel are developed

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