Monthly Archives: July 2011

Reversing the Obesity Trend

A recent study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill may provide the definitive answer to that question and help turn the tide in the battle over the bulge.

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“I’m an Equipment Engineer!” New Game on My American Farm Gets Kids Engaged in Farm Equipment

  Have you been to My American Farm Lately? If your child loves tractors and trucks and all things equipment, you need to have them check out the new game, “Equipment Engineer.” The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s educational … Continue reading

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Celebrating Ice Cream Month: Listen to our Podcast!

Yum! Ice cream. So, do you have a favorite flavor? How often do you eat your favorite ice cream? This is the month to really celebrate one of America‘s favorite desserts. Since July is ice cream month (proclaimed by President … Continue reading

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Federal Regulations have a Negative Impact on Farmers and Our Food Supply

Congress must help alleviate the burden of an ever-increasing array of federal environmental regulations on agriculture, according to Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers, who testified today before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

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Focus on Agriculture: Food Holidays Tempt Taste Buds

By Cyndie Sirekis, American Farm Bureau Federation

Food holidays, whether feting a day, week or month, have been around for quite some time. And it’s true that some consumers, as well as farmers and ranchers, may be suffering from a surfeit of food holidays.

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