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Author: Exhibit Farm

04
Jan

How to Address Barriers to Agricultural Literacy

Split rail fence in front of a grassy field

Happy New Year, and welcome to the start of a new blog series! Like last year’s…

21
Dec

Don’t Bite This Bacon! Realistic Fake Meat

Hand holding an artificial pork chop

We make a lot of artificial plants around here. Whether it’s some corn, some soybeans at…

07
Dec

How to Research Food Controversies: Answering Consumers’ Questions

Woman examines a nutrition label in a grocery store

We’ve talked about a lot of common questions in this series. But there’s so many others…

23
Nov

Aquifers and Agriculture: A Groundwater Display

Closeup of the graphics on the groundwater challenges display

What does geology have to do with agriculture, you might wonder? Rocks don’t exactly grow like…

09
Nov

“Which Bread is Healthiest?”: Answering Consumers’ Questions

Bread. It’s a pretty staple food. And it comes in a vast and wonderful array of…

26
Oct

Corn for the Class: Lifelike Artificial Corncobs

Six lifelike corncob models arranged in a ring, representing popcorn, field corn, and sweet corn

It doesn’t get much better than fresh corn on the cob in summer. Sweet, juicy kernels…

12
Oct

rbST and Milk: Answering Consumers’ Questions

You’ve probably seen labels on milk jugs saying something like, “From cows not treated with rbST….

28
Sep

The World of Soy: A Soybean Standup and Photo Op

Soybean Plant Stand-up

We don’t know what your soybean fields look like, but we bet you’ve never had a…

14
Sep

Coffee Certification Labels: Answering Consumers’ Questions

Coffee beans spilling out of burlap sack next to white cup of coffee

Like last month’s topic in our series on common questions about food, September’s question also deals…

31
Aug

Our Sweet Sixteen (Plants): The Planting Errors Display

Closeup of artificial corncobs on corn planting error models

Precision agriculture’s been around for several decades, but it really took off in the 21st century….