Knowledge Center Blog

Welcome to the Farm Credit Knowledge Center Blog!  This blog is a combination of posts from industry experts, Knowledge Center staff and guest contributors covering all aspects of agriculture and life in the country.  We want you to participate in this blog, sharing your thoughts and comments about the topics posted here.

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Eat the Rainbow - National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Most of us have heard at some point that our plate should be "colorful"...and while for kids that is probably used as an excuse to add Skittles or M&Ms to their plate, in reality it means that we should be filling our plates with many different fruits and vegetables.  Sound boring?  It doesn't have to be!
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National Pollinator Week

When most people hear the word pollinators, they think bees and maybe butterflies.  But in reality, many different animals can be pollinators including ants, bats, beetles, birds, flies, moths, wasps, bees, butterflies and others you may not even think of!
 
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We're "Berry" Excited for National Strawberry Month

So…let’s talk strawberries!  Did you know there are an average of 200 seeds per strawberry?  Or that (according to botanists) strawberries are not really berries at all, but rather are a member of the rose family?  Maybe that explains why strawberry essence is so popular...
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National Garden Month

It’s the start of a new month…and a new season.  As we welcome April in, we look forward to warmer weather and the promise of longer days, green grass and new life, which makes it the perfect choice for National Garden Month. 
 
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Summer Cookouts and Food Safety

The heat is here in full force, and the 4th of July holiday will be here before you know it!  This time of year is perfect for cookouts and picnics with friends and family, but it also generally sees an increase in foodborne illnesses.  It doesn’t have to though! 
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