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February 25, 2015
The Luckey Family’s Passion for Pork
The Luckey Family’s Passion for Pork

By Bill Luckey, Farmer

Columbus, Nebraska

You can walk through a grocery store and find pork products behind the butcher counter, packaged fresh pork and frozen pork, but where does it ...

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October 10, 2014
Farm Moms:  Sharing the Goodness of our Generations Old Family Recipes
Farm Moms: Sharing the Goodness of our Generations Old Family Recipes

From Shana Beattie:

 

Now there’s more reason than ever to believe that pork is “cool”! Pork producers, like my family and I, across the nation are welcoming the ...

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October 29, 2013
Raising Pigs: Because "We Care"
Raising Pigs: Because "We Care"

Imagine a world where there are no farmers. Where would your food come from? It isn’t by magic that the food on the dinner plate appears. It is due to the passion of the people in the industry that grows it. Many people all over the world have passion for all kinds of things from art to music to helping others. Farmers and chefs are no different. Their passion has a great deal to do with you, your health and the food you eat.

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September 13, 2013
Road Rally Tour 2013 A Big Success
Road Rally Tour 2013 A Big Success

Yesterday, the Alliance for the Future of Agriculture in Nebraska (A-FAN) and CommonGround volunteers hosted a group of 30 influencers on the 2013 Farm Road Rally Tour. This wasn’t just any old tour…it was an extensive behind-the-scenes look at Smithfield Farmland and Prairieland Dairy. Wow! The amount of expertise these two companies have is proof as to why they’ve been so successful.

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May 20, 2013
New Names in the Meat Case
New Names in the Meat Case

By: Laura Gorecki

I like to call myself an educated farm kid and know the difference between the front end and back end of a pig. However, I am still a little clueless when it comes t...

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