March 18th, 2014 – FoodChat on Food Labels

FoodChat on Food Labels What Is On Your Food Label? Food labels offer help in understanding food nutrition, health impacts, freshness, and storage. Marketing also plays a part on the food label, helping advertise the ideas of organic, natural, or fresh. In the US, the Nutrition Facts label is being updated to reflect consumer demands on wanting to know more about their food. This FoodChat conversation looks at some of the issues and concerns plus offers thoughts on the food label future.
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March 11th, 2014 – AgChat on Water, Water, Water

AgChat on Water, Water, WaterFeeling High and Dry? In many parts of the US, water is taken for granted. But there are concerns about the future “easy access” to water. In the last few years the concerns about water for agriculture have gained national prominence, mainly through the news about fires and lack of hay for cattle. This AgChat conversation shares some thoughts on what farmers and ranchers are doing to take on the challenges the lack of water brings.
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March 4th, 2014 – AgChat on Ag Conventions, Trade Shows, and Conferences

Ag Conventions, Trade Shows, and ConferencesHow Are You Utilizing Conferences? Being able to get away from the farm or ranch to learn new ideas or hear a great speaker is a must. How do farmers and ranchers decide which conferences to attend? What do they want to see/hear? And what is the swage they want most? This AgChat conversation on Twitter shares some of their thoughts.
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February 25th, 2014 – AgChat on Grain Bin Safety

AgChat on Grain Bin SafetyAre Your Grain Bins Safe? Farms are fun places to be but they have their hazards. Farm equipment, grain bins, and sharp equipment can hurt, even kill people. Being safe is something that requires planning and practice. This AgChat conversion on grain bin safety during Grain Bin Safety Week (#GBSW14 ) looks into what farmers and ranchers are doing to keep people safe at all times.
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February 18th, 2014 – FoodChat on Heart Health Month

FoodChat on Heart Health MonthHealth and Heart, What Are You Doing? February is American Heart Month [CDC info]. This FoodChat looks at what people are doing around food, exercise, health, and life.
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