Farm Facts: Beef

Farm Facts About Beef

July 01, 2013
Did you know there are 50 breeds of beef cattle in the United States? Discover more interesting facts and statistics about this protein-packed food.... Read more »
Farm Facts: Sheep

Farm Facts About Wool

June 17, 2013
Did you know sheep are usually shorn once a year in the spring to keep them cool and harvest their fleece? Learn more interesting facts and statistics about wool.... Read more »
Tomato Facts

Ag 101: Must-Know Agriculture Facts About Tomatoes

May 15, 2013
Whether paired with bacon and lettuce, or diced fresh in a spicy salsa, tomatoes are a summertime staple. The vegetable is important for the U.S., the world’s second leading producer, behind China. Fresh-market tomatoes contributed $863.982 million to the economy in 2012. That same year, the U.S. harvested 94,700 acres of fresh-market tomatoes. Tomatoes used... Read more »... Read more »
Cove High School students witnessed the installation of an irrigation system.

Drilling Down Information in Oregon

May 15, 2013
Two thirds of the earth is covered by water. However, less than one percent is fresh water, usable by humans. This is why the allocation of water is one of the most important issues facing agriculture today. Something as simple as water for a farmer’s crops is complicated when issues such as who was there... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Hunger

The Fight Against Hunger

May 15, 2013
Want to join in the fight against hunger? See how other FFA members across the country are helping to end hunger and get inspired. Discover Ways Your FFA Chapter Can Fight Hunger in Your Community One in six Americans is experiencing food insecurity, so there’s no time to waste. It’s time to act, and there... Read more »... Read more »
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