“Seeding Innovation” Website Unveiled by ASTA

Kelly Marshall

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) has announced a new, educational website, seedinginnovation.org. The organization hopes to provide answers to consumer questions like: What is plant breeding innovation? What do plant breeders do? And what could the latest breeding techniques like gene editing mean for the future of agriculture and our society? The new site offers informational videos, blog posts, …

Ag Group, ASTA, Website

AgExplorer.com Helps Students Find Careers

Kelly Marshall

The National FFA Organization, Discovery Education and AgCareers.com are working together to prepare the next generation for careers in agriculture.  Collectively they have created a website, AgExplorer.com, that offers comprehensive career resources that allow students to explore a wide range of job choices. “We’re excited to introduce this transformational resource that will allow students to explore the 235 unique careers …

Ag Group, AgCareers, Agribusiness, FFA, Website

AFBF Launches Online Peanut Butter Game

Lizzy Schultz

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, along with the National Peanut Board and state peanut producer and industry organizations, have launched Operation Peanut Butter, a new online game from My American Farm. Geared for students in grades 3-5, the game allows students to follow peanuts from the field to the peanut butter on their sandwiches. “While playing Operation Peanut …

AFBF, Ag Group, Agriculture Education, Education, Farm Bureau, Website, Youth

DTN Offers Many Great Things at NAMA

Kelly Marshall

DTN/The Progressive Farmer has been making a “latte” noise this week.  To launch their newly redesigned website the team hosted not one, but two parties at the National Agri-Marketers Conference!  The Morning Barista Coffee Lounge opened bright and early so attendees could sip caffeine while perusing www.dtnpf.com.  The After Hours Dessert Lounge provided the night owls with something a little …

Agribusiness, DTN, NAMA, Website

New Website for Swanson Russell

Kelly Marshall

When your company needs to connect with an audience there isn’t time to waste.  Swanson Russell has simplified their website to better serve those seeking to build their brand.  The new website, www.swansonrussell.com has an overhauled design and simplified approach to showcase their work, markets of focus, and the people and company who get it done. The website features a …

Advertising, Agribusiness, Website

USFRA and Food52 Present “Day On the Farm” Video

Kelly Marshall

America’s farms and ranches are as diverse as the men and women who run them.  The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) is now offering an online video series to introduce consumers to the farms and farmers who grow their food.  Created in collaboration with the popular online website Food52, there are four videos now live on the USFRA’s FoodDialogues.com …

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Farm Bureau Connects Students with Food Science Fun

John Davis

A new resource looks to connect students to the science of food and food production. This news release from the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture says its My American Farm educational site offers “Food Science Fun” that was student tested and approved. “Food Science Fun” is a new guide that contains 10 activities related to food science. The guide …

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IFAJ Introduces Webpage and Contest

Kelly Marshall

The International Federation of Agriculture Journalists has been busy with two new projects. IFAJ has partnered with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to offer a new competition.  Submissions are now being accepted for the IFAJ-FAO Award for Excellence in Global Food Security Reporting.  All member countries are invited to submit one entry story that reflects …

Agribusiness, Contest, IFAJ, Website

MachineryLink Becomes MachineryLink Solutions

Kelly Marshall

MachineryLink continues to better serve growers with new products and services.  Now they are announcing the addition of MachineryLink Sharing to that list.  The site is agriculture’s first peer-2-peer online sharing community.  Growers, retailers, and professionals can list their equipment for use during its idle-time and see what others are sharing when they need assistance. “People helping people is what MachineryLink …

Agribusiness, Equipment, MachineryLink, Website

#WomenInAg Infographic

Kelly Marshall

Women are increasingly making their mark on agriculture, preparing for a better future and educating the next generation of women for the challenges of the future.  To celebrate these contributions the USDA has crated an infographic to showcase the impact women are having state-by-state.  The graphics are available to share on social media to help tell the story of women …

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