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Learn about world hunger and the impact of family farms on agriculture.
October 16th is World Food Day, and the theme for 2014 is “Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth.” When you sit down at your next meal today, think about where your...
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The Ericksons teach kids responsibility through farm animals
Radio interview source: Bruce and Kathleen Erickson Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Kids and animals just seem to go together. And what a child learns from the experience...
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This voice of agricultural producers influences farm programs and policy
Radio interview source: Renee Picanso, Director, Census and Survey Division, National Agricultural Statistics Service Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below The Census of Agriculture is...
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We're featuring Janet Farrar Worthington, who wrote a book about her zany farm life adventures.
Radio interview source: Janet Farrar Worthington, Author, Bumble Creek Farm Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Janet Farrar-Worthington and her husband, Mark,...
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Invite the public to tour your farm or ranch to educate them about agriculture and make extra money. Plan ahead helps ensure a positive outcome.
Radio interview source: Ellie Rilla, Community Development Advisor, University of California Extension Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   It's fun to visit...
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We love hearing from our listeners, and sharing their stories with you. Today we're featuring Dave Smith, who turned an old farm into a successful fish hatchery.
Radio interview source: Dave Smith, Owner, Freshwater Farms of Ohio Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Before Dave Smith could barely walk, he was holding a...
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We love hearing from our listeners, and sharing their stories with you. Today we're featuring Jason Roggensee, who is teaching and learning at the same time.
Radio interview sources: Jason and Junie Roggensee, Owners, 651 Project Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   A few years ago, Jason and Junie Roggensee were...
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Mark Berry bought aloe vera plants on a whim, and eventually turned it into a farm.
Radio interview source: Mark Berry, Owner, Aloe Vera Farms Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   While visiting south Texas, Mark Berry came across a man who was...
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Hear how Charlie and Barbara Gerlach began utilizing their resources to create their own food.
Radio interview source: Barbara and Charlie Gerlach, Owners, Berry Fields Farm Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Several years ago, Charlie and Barbara...
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If you farm organically and your neighbors don't, get to know them. Share your experiences to find common ground.
The demand for organically-farmed products is outpacing the supply. Many more organic farms are cropping up, sometimes near neighbors who are conventional farmers.  Organic growers can find...

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