November Consumer Food Insights Report Examines Regional Attitudes Dec 15, 2022

    🕔Dec 15, 2022
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Fairly stark regional differences about food spending emerged last month among surveyed U.S. consumers. However, similarities in food values also appear at the regional level, both […]

    K-State Receives $750K Grant to Spur Local Food Systems in Kansas Nov 28, 2022

    🕔Nov 28, 2022
    Despite the state’s ag prowess, many don’t have access to nutritious food MANHATTAN, Kan. – In Kansas, agriculture is the top economic activity, to the tune of $64 billion annually, […]

    Farm Bill – Senate Draft Might Just Pass – Improvements, Fixes are Part of Package Jun 13, 2018

    🕔Jun 13, 2018
    Release of the Senate Ag Committee draft Senate Ag Committee (2018 Farm Bill; Brasher, June 8, 2018)  represents more than different program and policy details but completely different legislating, political and […]

    Peanuts: Nutritional, Health Benefits Highlighted by Research May 24, 2018

    🕔May 24, 2018
    The Peanut Institute recently brought together peanut industry leaders, research scientists and registered dieticians to highlight the latest research on the nutritional benefits of peanut consumption. Attendees learned how peanuts […]

    Farm Bill: What’s in the House Draft? Apr 27, 2018

    🕔Apr 27, 2018
    On Thursday, April 18, 2018, the House Agriculture Committee reported its version of the farm bill titled the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (House Ag Committee Press Release, April 18, […]

    Soybeans: FDA Approves Petition to Claim Soy Oil as Heart Healthy Jul 31, 2017

    🕔Jul 31, 2017
    Bunge North America, the North American arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its petition for a qualified health claim […]

    Farm Bill 2018: Assessing the Pulse of the Next Debate Jul 28, 2017

    🕔Jul 28, 2017
    Thirteen agricultural economists put together short papers describing issues that will surface during the writing of the next farm bill. For each issue, the author describes the “policy setting” and […]

    California Prunes: Fall Orchard Management Considerations Nov 10, 2015

    🕔Nov 10, 2015
    Pruning Cautions: It is critical to avoid timing pruning activities near rainfall events, whereby rain-splash can result in costly disease spread to freshly cut branches (see article in this newsletter). In […]

    Foodie Farmer Tackles Biotech Issues – DTN Sep 18, 2015

    🕔Sep 18, 2015
    When the National Research Council was looking for a farmer to give some perspective on biotech crops, weed management and farming practices, Jennie Schmidt got the call last March to […]

    California: ‘The Biggest Loser’ Chef Named American Pistachio Growers’ Brand Ambassador Jul 24, 2015

    🕔Jul 24, 2015
    American Pistachio Growers (APG) has added a new Brand Ambassador to their lineup of world-class athletes who now claim the nutritious nut as their “Official Snack.” Cheryl Forberg, RD, the […]


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