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Role of family farmers on World Food Day

On World Food Day – October 16 – the National Farmers Union is reflecting on hunger and the critical need to eradicate it. Farmers understand the relationship between food and hunger uniquely and very well as the primary producers of food products. 378 more words

AgriDigest Update

The Charm of Underwood’s Fall Harvest Festival!

In the beautiful city of Moorpark, CA lives one of the greatest farms I have ever been to, Underwood Family Farms. With acres and acres of “Pick-Your-Own” seasonal crops, incredibly fresh farm stand, and adorable furry farm animals that you can pet and feed, is an all-around amazing family fun experience. 501 more words

Magical Adventures

So maybe I'm a little nervous ...

So maybe I’m just a LITTLE nervous about trying out the corn maze this weekend.  That’s normal … right???

I mean, seriously, I grew up in Los Angeles.   181 more words


A seedy bit of business

You need a few things to grow food. Soil, water, sunlight and seeds do the trick. It’s easy not to think about seeds too often, especially if you don’t grow your own food. 487 more words

Social Justice

Farmers Care

Farmers care for their cows. Verb? Noun? No matter, both most definitely apply to dairy farmers! Farmers feel sentimentally attached to the animals they own, while providing them with the necessities to ensure their health and welfare. 1,300 more words


Parading the Product

Today my good friend, Jill, shares with us another side of the dairy industry; the “show” side.  That’s right, cow beauty pageants.  Dairy farmers are extremely passionate about dairy and many enjoy showing off their quality animals.   1,011 more words