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FFA’s Nicholas Mello: The Importance of Seed Science

FFA’s Nicholas Mello: The Importance of Seed Science

In partnership with the Future Farmers of America, we will be highlighting a series of finalists from 2020 and 2021 to share their stories and passions. Today, read about Nicholas Mello of California and his hybrid corn seed experimentation.

Agricultural Technology, Soil and Crop Management

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How Is Ag Helping Battle Climate Change?

How Is Ag Helping Battle Climate Change?

Farming and ranching have significant carbon footprints, certainly. But the crops produced every day across America also draw carbon from the air and store it in the earth, helping offset and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and regenerating healthy soil. Few if any other sectors have the opportunity to help battle climate change – or to do so through practices that will help reduce costs, improve yields and boost profits on the farm. 

Conservation, Soil and Crop Management

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A Stick or a Carrot to Help Us Eat Healthy?

A Stick or a Carrot to Help Us Eat Healthy?

What if your Halloween candy last week cost double the normal amount? A health-focused tax aimed to curb sugary product purchases could have these effects and more. But is taxing food a way to make us healthier?

Health

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