Connecting with the Ag Community

Everyday I go through my checklist and look at RSS Feeds on Google Reader, Twitter, Facebook, etc. looking at communications that have taken place, latest news. The one group that always has a voice is the Ag Community.  Everyday producers, growers, farmers, Farm Bureaus, Publications, Tradeshows are promoting agriculture with a passionate spirit. I am

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New York Setting National Standard for Salt in Diets

New York is asking restaurants and food manufacturers to cut salt in their food products by 25% over the next five years.  This initiative is voluntary at the present, but it appears it is headed toward legislation very soon. Should this issue be regulated by the government? Its an interesting question..I would hope manufacturers and

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Soda Fountains | Contain Fecal Bacteria

Bacteria in Soda Fountains…We hardly ever think of our Soda Fountains containing coliforms, but a recent study published by the International Journal of Food Microbiology,  consider this an issue to watch in 2010. “Nearly half of the 90 beverages from soda fountain machines in one area in Virginia tested positive for coliform bacteria — which

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Life Lessons from a Grower

Life Lessons Secrets of Success from a Pumpkin Grower  – Check out these lessons from a grower. I found this post on BigPumpkins.com Message Board. These lessons could apply to all types of work. I have included the lessons in ” ” and summarized the thoughts to apply across all types of professions. “never say

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