Equine For All: UK MANNRS’ event shows students the exciting world of equine at Kentucky’s Spy Coast Farms
From grooming to basic horse handling, middle and high school students got a chance to immersed themselves in hands-on euine workshops supervised by UK MANRRS members and professional experts — many, for the very first time.
The Farm Monitor‘s John Holcomb reports on the debut of antique and garden tractors at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia.
Growing citrus undercover in a giant screened-in enclosure has huge advantages. But what happens when there’s a hurricane?
The Ghost of El Niños Past: NOAA releases snowfall predictions as wild weather pattern continues into winter
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its snowfall predictions for this winter. But which producers will see some drought relief in the future?
Meals on Wings: University of Kentucky student initiative re-purposes food waste to nourish their community
UK students volunteer at the Campus Kitchen in collecting, organizing and delivering nutritious meals through the Meals on Wings program.
If you’re a fan of RFD-TV’s Where the Food Comes From, you might recall visiting Larry Smith’s idyllic Christmas Tree farm in rural North Carolina. This year, ahead of the holidays, we are taking a look back at the classic episode from Season 2 with a host of new, behind-the-scenes and bonus content to enjoy!
From Dairy to Discipleship: After shuttering his family’s dairy, Georgia patriarch embraces a new journey
A county in Georgia that was once home to 42 dairy farms has now lost its last remaining operation. The Farm Monitor Brings us the story.
Beyond the Beaches: Industry members excited to share Florida’s rich cattle legacy at NCBA’s CattleCon 2024
Cattle producers in the Sunshine State are looking forward to hosting fellow industry members in Orlando for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) CattleCon 2024! Leaders from the state give us a glimpse of what Florida has to offer as well as their excitement for the upcoming event in January.
Evolving to Thrive: Aaron Family Orchards is growing apples & agritourism in the North Georgia Mountains
The Farm Monitor takes us to Aaron Family Orchards in Ellijay, Georgia, where they are sprouting with fun activities, flowers, and family traditions!
Cultivating Passion: This first-gen Louisiana farmer is working with the NRCS to inspire ag’s next-gen
This Week in Louisiana Agriculture shares farmer Warner Hall’s inspiring story, which illustrates the vital supporting role played by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) programs in supporting new farmers and small operations across Rural America.
Researchers: Expanding migration of South American Whistling Ducks in Louisiana could threaten native species
The State of Louisiana is known as a major wintering location for North American waterfowl. However, a new visitor — a species of Whistling Ducks hailing from South America — may pose a problem to native species.
Fall foliage mixed with drought conditions across the Southern U.S. are increasing the wildfire risk across the region, providing temporary fuel for 10 big, new blazes in the last week. However, incoming wet weather should slightly tamper that risk, according to USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey in his latest update for farmers.
After conditions ruined Louisiana’s sweet potato crop last year, producers have managed to harvest a good haul this year. Louisiana State University Ag Center’s Craig Gautreaux has this report from northern Louisiana.
When it comes to the show ring, this North Carolina sheep producer is helping raise a different kind of flock
A story that started with hardship ultimately led to a producer impacting the lives of youth involved in sheep showing. The North Carolina Farm Bureau takes us to Haynes Farm in Dobson, N.C., to hear this inspiring story.
Show producer Donna Sanders shares her perspective on filming the latest episode of Where the Food Comes From at Splenda Stevia Farms, a company growing a sweet specialty crop here in the U.S. that is typically imported from overseas.
Arkansas Agri-Food Innovation Summit aims to highlight funding opportunities that propel industry advancement
Arkansas is at the forefront of the agri-food supply chain revolution as one of our nation’s top-producing agricultural states.
Splenda’s new stevia farm in Florida is the first of its kind in the United States. Thousands of plants produce millions of leaves that are then turned into plant-based stevia sweetener products. But how do they get the sweet stuff out?
Gov. Huckabee Sanders explains Arkansas’ plan to reduce Chinese-owned Syngenta’s land ownership in the state
Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders spoke with RFD-TV’s own Susan Alexander this Monday morning on the Market Day Report to explain Arkansas’s recently passed giving lawmakers greater authority to sanction foreign ag-land ownership within the state.
What does Splenda have to do with farming? Sweeteners like monk fruit and stevia are plant-based — so they are just not sugar, but are comprised of those other plants also grown on farms.