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November 26, 2013
Trans Fat Ban: Now What?
Trans Fat Ban: Now What?

On November 7, 2013, the FDA took the first step (a preliminary determination) to reclassify trans fats as a "food additive." If finalized, trans fats will not be allowed as an ingredient in foods without FDA approval. In other words, artificial trans fats will be virtually eliminated from the US food supply.

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November 13, 2013
Thanksgiving is Quickly Approaching
Thanksgiving is Quickly Approaching

How many people do you make turkey for on Thanksgiving?

  • What Size Turkey Should I Buy?
  • Frozen or Refrigerated?
  • What's the Difference? ...

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November 6, 2013
A Country Song Guide to Building Consumer Trust
A Country Song Guide to Building Consumer Trust

Dust off your boots and polish your belt buckles for tonight's CMAs, when country crooners will no doubt belt out tunes about beer, broken hearts and big trucks. It’s music that cuts to the chase and, in some cases, cuts to the heart of what the agriculture and food industries can do to build trust with consumers…and keep them from boot scootin’ right out the door.

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November 6, 2013
Protein Production is key in Rural Nebraska's Future
Protein Production is key in Rural Nebraska's Future

On Monday, A-FAN intern Lukas Fricke had the opportunity to speak at the 2013 Rural Futures Conference – Beyond Boundaries – which encourages all of us to step beyond our boundaries and work together to create positive rural futures. He gave the following "quick pitch" for A-FAN:

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November 4, 2013
The Dairy Farm: It’s Where Her Heart Is
The Dairy Farm: It’s Where Her Heart Is

“I have always known the farm was where I wanted to be.”

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