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Pesticides and the Environment

Did you know most of the spray that comes out of a farmer’s sprayer is actually water? The amount of active ingredient (pesticide) is around a pop can per football field!
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Glyphosate

Glyphosate is one of the most widely used and effective herbicides (to kill weeds) used in the world today.
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Dairy Cows

Cows need to be milked at least 2 – 3 times a day, no matter what. Learn how dairy farming is changing!
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The Myth of Factory Farms

The term “factory farm” is not used by farmers or anyone in the agriculture industry. Big doesn’t mean bad. The reality is fewer people want to farm and we have a growing population that relies on farmers to produce their food.
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Pig Housing

Why do pigs need to be put in stalls? Protecting the piglets is one very important reason farrowing crates are used!
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Hormones

No food is hormone free! Naturally occurring hormones are present in plants, meat, poultry and fish products.
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Chicken Housing

Wondering why chickens are sometimes kept in cages? Deciding on the best type of housing for chickens is complex and there are many factors that farmers take into account.
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