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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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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Eating Local, Even When You're Not!

It’s summertime!  Most schools are now officially out, and for many of us that means vacation time (unless you happened to be married to someone who spends most of the summer in a hayfield…but that’s another story).  Vacations are great for visiting new places and trying new things; food included!
 
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Delicious, Nutritious...Beef!

You may have heard us mention that May is Beef Month…did we mention how excited we are (it runs a tight race with Dairy Month in June around here…more on that later!)?  Beef is a great source of protein – lean protein if you choose lean cuts of meat or hamburger with a higher percentage of lean,...
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Show Me The Beef!

May is Beef Month…which causes a happy dance in our house.  We eat quite a bit of beef in our house all year long, from steaks to burgers, roasts and just about everything in between! 
 
Nation-wide there are approximately 727,906 beef farms and ranches.  Of these 91% are family owned...
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Nuts About Peanuts!

Did you know that March is National Peanut Month and National Nutrition Month??  Yes, it is almost the end of March…but that’s not going to stop us from sharing some fun facts about peanuts…some of which even relate to nutrition! 
 
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