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In honor of Women’s History Month in March, the USDA blog featured a series devoted to four notable women in agriculture. Here are some highlights of what they had to say. Read More
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
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 AGgregator blog is host to a wide variety of articles. Some highlight America’s farmers and ranchers, some cover business topics, some feature industry organizations, and some discuss topical issues. In 2014, these blog articles garnered nearly one million views , indicating the content we develop to inform and entertain is being appreciated. Read More