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I love summer. I love the smell of fresh-cut hay. I love that when I get off work I still have plenty of daylight to spend time outside with my daughter going on bike rides, checking out bugs and playing … Continue reading
Nothing says spring quite like strawberries. Strawberries are a wonderful source of vitamins and minerals that are essential to a healthy immune system. Aside from health benefits, strawberries are a great source of ag-tourism! May 20th is officially known as … Continue reading
Just in time for grilling season, you will start seeing some changes to how meat at the grocery store is labeled. The USDA has approved this new labeling system (created by NCBA and the National Pork Board) that aims to make meat perusing … Continue reading
I came across this excerpt from Emily Matchar’s book, Homeward Bound: Why Women are Embracing the New Domesticity and was sad and relieved all at the same time. You see, I grew up on a farm where the women worked … Continue reading
May is a busy month. Hamburger month AND barbecue month … and how better to celebrate than with DaBurger! Yes, hamburgers are typically made from beef. But pork is a delicious and nutrious option to change up hamburger month – and … Continue reading
Mistakes happen. As humans, it’s impossible for us to be perfect. I understand that and normally I can accept it. But with the latest food recall, I am having a really hard time living with the reality. If you haven’t … Continue reading
Today’s pork is 31 percent lower in fat, 29 percent lower in saturated fat and 14 percent lower in calories than pork produced 15 years ago. This is because pork producers in Illinois, and around the country, responded to consumers’ … Continue reading
Dairy farmers truly feed the nation with nutritous wholesome dairy products. Join the Midwest Dairy Association in “Feedin’ a Nation” by making a food bank donation to ensure the health of all generations! Learn more at http://www.DairyMakesSense.com.
A year ago, I would have not known anything about peanuts past the point of making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Today, while celebrating National Peanut Month, I have a better understanding of not only the national peanut market … Continue reading