In this Issue:
  • Friday Feature: Farmers for America Trailer
  • Friday Feature: As Goes Agriculture, so Goes our Society
  • Population Growing but US Farm Acreage Declining
  • Farm Succession

    Friday Feature: Farmers for America Trailer

    This week’s featured video is actually the movie trailer for a new documentary called Farmers for America.  This video provides brief highlights of the issues that will be addressed in the documentary film that will be making its way across America over the coming months.  The film will debut at the Indianapolis …

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    Friday Feature: As Goes Agriculture, so Goes our Society

    This week’s featured video was produced by Growing America.  In this video David Bridges, President of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College summarizes the value of American Agriculture and the need to share this information with young people to encourage them to focus on careers in the agricultural industries.  He provides a great nugget of wisdom …

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    Population Growing but US Farm Acreage Declining

    One of the areas of critical concern world-wide is how to meet the food demands for a growing world population while farmland acres continue to shrink.  As you can see from the chart above, the U.S. Census Bureau is currently predicting that the world population will actually reach 9 billion by 2044.  The United States …

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