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Unless you are reading this from Florida, the view out your window, or nearby, likely includes a dusting (or more) of snow. This year’s record-breaking winter has increased hay demand and stalled the maple syrup season. And while March 1 is considered the meteorological spring in the United States, we will have to wait until March 20 to officially welcome Spring and a prelude to a bevy of planting activity as farmers work to get early crops into the ground. Read More
For generations, black farmers and ranchers have proven to be important contributors to the American agricultural dichotomy, as they’ve contributed to the daunting task of providing food to our nation and the world. With unwavering dedication and passion, these men and women faced hurdles and endured systematic barriers that thwarted their ability to access government funding and federal programs. Barriers so debilitating that for some it stifled their ability to grow and for others, these hardships forced them out of business altogether. Read More
More than 70 college students from across the country gathered in Indianapolis, Ind., earlier this year for the first annual AgChat National Collegiate Congress. The social media and advocacy workshop focused on providing attendees with tools to transform how they use social media, and in personal interactions when engaging in agriculture and food conversations. Read More
The shortest month of the year is chock full of celebrations and events, from honoring the contributions of our nation’s black citizens to celebrating love. Here’s what’s happening this month. Read More
The National Agri-Marketing Association and Farm Credit are looking for a few good agricultural communications students to join the 2015 Agri-Marketing Conference Social Media Corps. This unique opportunity allows students to gain real-world experience in developing their social media communications skills. Read More