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The Exhibit Farm Blog

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….

17
Aug

From Farm to Store: The “Make the Match” Display

Closeup of Exhibit Farm's Make the Match display, designed to show the connections from farm to store

Take a look around you: how many objects in the room come from a farm? Unless…

03
Aug

Wild-Caught vs. Farmed Fish: Answering Consumers’ Questions

Photo of fish lying in a row; used for article on wild-caught vs. farmed fish

We’re afraid we have to apologize: the title is somewhat misleading. Comparing wild-caught vs. farmed fish…

20
Jul

The Human-Sized Milk Bottle: Teaching about Dairy

Milk Bottle Display Assembly

As a representative for the dairy industry down south, the Dairy Alliance does a lot of…