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Hoosier writers Beth Gormong and Susan Hayhurst are proud to present “Growing the Fruit of the Spirit: 100 Devotions for Farm Families.”
How do we go on vacation when we can’t afford to travel anywhere? The answer may be a staycation: Spend time doing something different without leaving your home area.
Special workshops featuring the John Deere D tractor will be held during the Historic Farm Days. “I am going to do a workshop or two and a walk-around with the D display,” said David Wolfe.
Indiana Farm Bureau members volunteer each year to teach nearly 60,000 students in pre-K through 12th grade about agriculture.
The 2023 Indiana Farm Bureau Book of the Year is “I LOVE Strawberries!” — a book about a girl’s love for the fruit and her journey to learn more about growing it.
While Steve Hallett’s journey to Purdue University took “a rather meandering path,” as he describes it, the idea to start a student farm at Purdue occurred more suddenly.
Food security is one aspect of national security. “A nation that cannot feed itself is not free,” said Amanda Radke, a fifth-generation rancher and author of children’s books who spoke during the Women in Agriculture conference presented by Illinois Farm Bureau.
Families, educators and anyone wanting to follow in the footsteps of farmers and ranchers can now pull on their boots for another exciting agricultural adventure with the latest publication from Feeding Minds Press.
Andrea LeFevre wants the world to know that farm women are more than a footnote. “Whatever needs to be done, we do it. That’s just farm women. We get it done,” she said.
The Lee County Farm Bureau Foundation announced that it is accepting Books by the Bushel grants. Books by the Bushel is a program designed to help increase agricultural awareness among children.
There’s no question that folks today have a real hunger to understand where their food comes from, and the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is filling plates with books, resources and experiences for learners of all ages.
“It was a dark and stormy night” could have been an apt beginning to an exciting tale told by Nancy Liddy to her two grandsons in Madison, Wisconsin, via Skype recently.