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Tag: Consumers

06
Jul

Showing Consumers How Agriculture Impacts Daily Life

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We spend all day, every day working with checkoffs, fairs, farm bureaus, and other groups trying…

07
Jun

Getting Past Distrust of the Ag Industry

You’ve heard the arguments before. “GMOs are poison.” “Farming and ranching destroys the environment.” Whether it’s…

10
May

Changing Outdated Ideas about Agriculture

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Sometimes the difficulty with learning is really a difficulty with unlearning. If you’ve ever tried to…

26
Apr

Pizza-Powered Lesson Plan: Four Tabletop Ag Displays

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Who doesn’t love pizza? Gooey cheese, warm crust, salty meats – it’s just hard to go…

29
Mar

Play with Your Food: A Hands-on Corn Kernel for Classroom Activities

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Did your parents ever have to tell you, “Don’t play with your food!” when you were…

01
Mar

How to Talk with Consumers about Farming

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“Grass-fed” vs. “grass-finished.” “Antibiotic-free” vs. “raised without antibiotics.” “Not-organic” vs. “conventional.” Recognize these phrases? In each…

01
Feb

Giving People a Personal Connection to Farming

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Ask any of your fellow ag educators, “What’s the biggest barrier to agricultural literacy?” and see…

04
Jan

How to Address Barriers to Agricultural Literacy

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

07
Dec

How to Research Food Controversies: Answering Consumers’ Questions

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

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…