Family and Farm Safety
Dietitians teach consumers about agriculture
Susan Finn, Past President of the U.S. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, discusses food safety and the truth about production agriculture with Laurie Bedord.much for taking the time to be with us today with the world food prize in town this week I'm sure it's an exciting time for you to be here so. Tell us what that organization as first. It is very exciting Laurie thank you very much for the invitation. Registered dietitians and the academy of nutrition tactics and the largest nutrition. Food organization in the world. We have about 80000 registered dietitians who work in a lot of different settings hospitals nursing homes physician offices the media grocery stores. The role of the register tactician great expansion of -- There to educate. Consumers have lots of questions lots of questions about. Safety lots of questions about what's nutritional value how the food -- won't teach children in schools. Farm to table. And dietitians. Need to know they need to be able
Elanco's President on the ENOUGH Campaign
Jeff Simmons, President of Elanco, talks to Dave Kurns about the initiative to take action to solve the planets food security issue.I'm Dave -- editorial content director for successful farming. I'm here with Jeff Simmons the president of the -- of justice could reach it could have been here. Great to -- your -- thank you captain obvious -- goes in a large. Global animal health business but you've taken on a project here called it. -- enough it's really become not to project but movement I'd love to hear about it. Yeah you know we're here at the world food . -- and we we all know we have a tendency to attend a lot of conventions don't turn to much action. AndWe can deliver some of these aspirations together with customers with the food chain with. People like yourself to touch a lot of consumers. But as you point out the world food prize is this weekend. A Blanco. Has. Much higher purpose and with with the world growing unease in the population growing. And2013. Or Lanka -- cast award. Steelers community here and around the world food prize so look for all of our coverage on agriculture dot com thank you thanks.
How you can use Farmers For the Future
The network of Farmers For the Future is a great place to receive advice on a variety of topics. Learn what else you can do.Hi I'm David extremely successful farming magazine and agriculture dot com. I'm here talking about how young farmers and ranchers are using farmers for the future network to better themselves and their operation. The forms are great way to ask questions and seek advice from other members here a member named dean plain and asked what had used this device -- far. Another member Dave career replied to deal with specifics. What look for an older disk and advice on where to buy it. Not only the forms a place to get placed on equipment but also places seek counsel . Elizabeth Connors and mother trying to help her daughter figure out the best path for her dream career in agriculture. Members are
Residential Wind Turbines
Learn how wind turbines are made, how they convert wind into electricity, and how they can save money.down on their home energy bills. Some people are turning to residential wind turbines . A wind turbine works by converting kinetic energy from the wind. In two rotational mechanical energy that creates electricity that's compatible with our home's energy systems. There are several things to consider before putting up wind -- the size of your acreage. Zoning restrictions. Wind speeds in your area. How much energy you need and whether your utility offers net meter or selling extra energy back to the utility company . Wind speeds need to be around eight miles per hour in your area before your wind turbines starts to produce energy. Along with the actual turbines and blades. You'll need to put up an eighty to 120 foot power.
Planting pollinator habitat on farmland
Peter Berthelsen from Pheasants Forever describes the specialized process for planting pollinator habitat.we're guaranteed. That we have proper seed soil place. A great tool specially designed exactly what we wanted to.
Successful Farming's Betsy Freese discusses the importance of pollinators and how to attract pollinators to your land with Sandra Gerdes. Sandra is the director of the Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden.today we're in the Better Homes and Gardens tests garden and -- Moines Iowa . We're talking with standard hurt us is the director of the test garden. And we're talking about pollinate eaters I'm bees and
Farmers For the Future
Home to nearly 5,000 members, Farmers For the Future is a place where young and beginning farmers can connect with peers to share their story.farming magazine. I'm here to tell you about our farmers for the future network home to nearly 5000 members -- for the features a place for young and beginning farmers can connect with peers. And seek
America's Farm Moms: Kristen Nickerson
Maryland grain and hog farmer discusses the environmental challenges associated with farming near the Chesapeake Bay.We actually environmental challenges being right on just the -- we have. Water quality concerns then they're raising concerns but it's particularly water quality that he have to do well. Combat witness at that time so where. At the legislature often fighting. I find it important.
America's Farm Moms: Sarah Peterson
Michigan grain and cattle farmer discusses the reasons they use GMO seed on their farm.little about her arms are. Or third generation operation and we raise corn soybeans and we have how have heard every onsite lot. What are some of the issues are important to you right now are
America's Farm Moms: Carol Cowen
Oklahoma farmer discusses dealing with drought conditions on their alfalfa, wheat and cattle farm.and I. And and not. And you -- the original winner -- art program I was I was the very first one and and in and it was that an exciting new program remains so I