You are here
Our next generation of ag leaders is learning about food through world expeditions
Innovations in agriculture are going on worldwide. Teachers and students in the United States have access to a free curriculum that follows an “Ag Cultures” team as it investigates the...
Celebrate agriculture on March 21st, 2017
Go find farmers today, give them big hugs, and thank them for the food and fiber they produce for our nation. Today is National Ag Day and the theme this year is “Food for Life.” I’...
Classes to help women make decisions about conservation on their land
About a third of the nation’s farmland is farmed or co-farmed by women. There are many more acres owned by women who lease their land to other farmers. These women tend to be deeply committed...
This upstate New York woman talks about her plans and advice on owning new land
Like most country women, Toby Wollin of Norwich, New York, has many skills. A couple of years ago, Toby and her husband Darryl Wood bought 123 acres of abandoned farmland – and her skill set...
This new college grad is visiting all 50 states to share the stories of agriculture
Most kids graduating from college are starting new jobs and settling down. Not Natalina Sents. The Iowa State University student is a senior in Ag Business with a lot of drive, and a history of what...
Women connect and empower each other
It can be idyllic living the country life, but for a lot of women it can also be challenging, especially if they don’t have many peers in their community who are interested in agriculture....
Many women in agriculture work behind the scenes
Tens-of-thousands of women keep the wheels turning to produce food and fiber in the United States. Many of them are involved in an organization called American Agri-Women. This non-partisan group...
A conversation with former newspaper writer and editor turned blogger Kim Fritzemeier about sharing life on her Kansas farm through her blog, “Kim’s County Line.”
Tell me about your farm. We’re primarily wheat farmers. We also have a cow-calf operation. We’ve got feeder cattle and we also raise some corn, but we’re not big corn farmers by...
Alumni reflect on their FFA experiences and how it inspired their careers.
Lexi Marek talks about her family's farm and how her involvement with agriculture lead her to where she is today.