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April 25, 2012
Visit a Fifth Generation Family Farm
Visit a Fifth Generation Family Farm

My husband’s grandfather, George Beattie settled his farm near Sumner, Nebraska, in 1906. Today, the farm is in the hands of father and son, my father-in-law, Jeff, and husband, Bart. This ...

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April 18, 2012
What’s this Factory Farm Business?
What’s this Factory Farm Business?

Almost all of us have heard the words “Factory Farming” before.  It gets used a lot these days by groups who oppose modern agriculture, and unfortunately these words have now trickled ...

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April 11, 2012
Husker Food Connection
Husker Food Connection

A-FAN co-sponsored an agricultural awareness event on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus called the Husker Food Connection. It was held April 10, 2012. The purpose of the ...

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April 4, 2012
Ag Degrees Useless? AIA Students Disagree
Ag Degrees Useless? AIA Students Disagree

“Watching miniscule seedlings peep through the earth for the first time during a hazy, spring mist… experiencing the first steps that a newborn calf takes…or watching streams of golden grai...

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