Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Recent Beef? We’re Eating More Ground Beef and Less Steak

What is your favorite cut of beef? Are you a steak person, or do you prefer ground beef in a dish such as spaghetti or burgers? According to a recent survey by the Beef Checkoff, we’re eating just as much … Continue reading

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What’s in Season in July

It’s July which means hot days, warm nights, and delicious, home grown fruits and vegetables.  Check your local grocery store’s produce section for locally grown options and frequent nearby farmer’s markets so that you can fill your family’s plates with … Continue reading

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Public-Private Partnership Will Improve Cocoa Production

USDA has announced that it will expand its partnership with the World Cocoa Foundation to improve cocoa production in developing countries worldwide, stimulating economic growth and improving the livelihoods of local farmers, producers and processors. Over the next five years, … Continue reading

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Mortimer Family Farms: Teacher Field Trip Tour

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World Hunger: 7 Billion Hungry Mouths to Feed

July 11 is World Population Day, an awareness event that was established in 1989 by the United Nations intent on garnering attention for issues related to the world’s population and world hunger.  As the number of people inhabiting our planet … Continue reading

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