Study Finds No Problems With GMO Feed

Cindy ZimmermanAnimal Science, biotechnology, USFRA, World Food

A new scientific review from the University of California-Davis has found no adverse impact on the performance and health of livestock and poultry consuming genetically engineered feed in the time since it was first introduced 18 years ago. The review, led by UC Davis animal scientist Alison Van Eenennaam, examined nearly 30 years of livestock-feeding studies that represent more than … Read More

Farmland Film Screened in DC

Cindy ZimmermanAg Day, Audio, USFRA

The latest screening of the feature length film documentary Farmland was a star-studded event this week in Washington D.C. While the movie has been previewed at several events this year, including the Commodity Classic, this one not only helped celebrate National Agriculture Day, it also marked the official announcement of its upcoming theatrical release. On the red carpet here at … Read More

Farmland Stars Light Up Commodity Classic Preview

John DavisAudio, Commodity Classic, USFRA

It wasn’t a red carpet event, but some farmers still really shined as Commodity Classic went to the movies last week with a sneak preview of the feature length documentary “Farmland,” which will debut later this month. The media was allowed to watch, but not report on, the movie – but we are able to meet and talk with some … Read More

USFRA Update on Farmland Movie

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Audio, Farmers, NAFB, USFRA, Video

Consumers want to see a face of where their food comes from and that is one thing the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has tried to provide. USFRA was on-hand during NAFB’s Trade Talk and Cindy spoke with them about their desire to continually start the conversations about food and farming across the country. Lisa Lunz, USFRA Board Member, … Read More

Precision.AgWired Podcast: Why technology is a good thing

Meghan GrebnerFarmers, livestock, Precision Pays Podcast, technology, USFRA

Big farms or small farms?  Does using technology in agriculture mean its bad?  These are just some of the questions consumers are trying to find answers to when it comes to agriculture and food production. During the recent Food Dialogues event in Boston, there were a lot of different types of farming operations represented – but the one common theme that came … Read More

USFRA Looking for Faces of Farming

Cindy ZimmermanUSFRA

When it comes to today’s agriculture, there are many examples of great farmers and ranchers all over the country doing wonderful things to bring food to the table for those around the world. But few of those farmers and ranchers are recognizable by consumers, mainstream media and influencers. In fact, the pictures and perceptions of farmers and ranchers often do … Read More

USFRA and Ketchum Receive National SABRE Recognition

Melissa SandfortCompany Announcement, Farmers, Industry News, USFRA

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has received national recognition for its ground-breaking campaign to help improve the dialogue with consumers about how their food is grown and raised. USFRA, along with its agency partner Ketchum Public Relations, won the prestigious Gold SABRE Award for Excellence in the Associations category. The entry, titled “Since When Did Agriculture Become a … Read More

Watch USFRA Food Dialogues Live Online Now

Chuck ZimmermanUSFRA

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, Food Dialogues, is now live for your viewing pleasure. You can watch live on the Food Dialogues website or by using the Food Dialogues app on Facebook. That’s where I’m watching. You can interact by signing in and post your comments and questions. This is what USFRA is looking for and hoping there will … Read More