Food Safety Articles

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Massachusetts Farm Bureau Helps Towns Write Ag-friendlier Regulations

8/17/2017

Interest in local agriculture has inspired many homeowners to keep backyard chickens, goats and other livestock in residential areas where neighbors are far more comfortable with dogs and cats.

Food Policy by Tweet – Not the Best Idea

8/4/2017

Twitter is a handy source of information and expressing ideas, but making decisions based on it is not always a good idea.

Where Does Seedless Watermelon Come From?

7/28/2017

The seeded commercial harvest and retail sales only add up to about 8%, meaning seedless watermelon makes up for 92% of all watermelon sales. Seedless watermelon is hugely popular in the United States and it is here to stay!

Heat Wave Could Impact Butter Production

7/11/2017

Milk production takes a significant hit during times of high heat due to animal stress.

Ag Experts, Entrepreneurs, Scientists Discuss Future of Food

6/30/2017

the Washington Post brought together entrepreneurs, food industry executives, agriculture experts, economists and farmers to discuss how technology, science and new ideas are changing our modern food systems and shaping the future of what – and how – we eat

What’s a Millennial in the Produce Aisle to Do?

6/24/2017

"Whether it's conventional or organic, I trust the quality of American grown produce."

Conservation Starts with Farmers and Ranchers

6/17/2017

Author and Environmental Defense Fund staffer Miriam Horn says farmers and ranchers are the starting point of conservation and good stewardship.

AFBF Submits NAFTA Comments to USTR

6/17/2017

The American Farm Bureau Federation says the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement should protect and improve agricultural trade.

Americans Say Agriculture is Sustainable, Favor Incentives Over Regs

4/30/2017

Sustainability: From the notion of a modern farm or ranch being economically able to sustain a family, to the idea of working with the land in a manner that supports food and fiber production for future generations, the word means different things to different people.

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.

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