Agriculture

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Ag Stats

Each Ag Stat sheet has basic facts on the state, information on climate & soil, as well as crops and livestock.

National Agricultural Curriculum Matrix

National Agricultural Curriculum Matrix

The Matrix contextualizes national education standards in science, social studies, and nutrition education with relevant instructional.resources

Wash Your Avocados

The FDA highly recommends that you wash your avocados. A sampling program that was two years in the making found that avocado sometimes has a hitchhiker on its skin. The FDA collected and tested avocados between 2014-2016 and found that the skin sometimes...

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Build a Farm Lease Tool

Farmers and landowners—and the land—benefit from good farm leases. A sound, written farm lease doesn’t have to be complicated, but it should have a solid legal foundation and reflect the interests and goals of both parties.The Land For Good Build-a-Lease...

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The True Cost of Food

The following is an excerpt from Nourished Planet: Sustainability in the Global Food System, published by Island Press in June of 2018. Nourished Planet was edited by Danielle Nierenberg, president of Food Tank, and produced with support from the Barilla Center for...

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