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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Word of the Year - Educate

We shared about the “Word of the Year” concept last week, which is essentially replacing New Year’s resolutions with a single word to focus on for the year.  And we tried, we really did, to narrow it down for the Knowledge Center…but only managed to get down to a list of 4 – there is just so much that we do (and we love!).  Those were:
 
Advocate
Educate
Resonate
Activate
 
Last week was advocate - up next – Educate.
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Word of The Year - Advocate

Have you heard of the “Word of the Year”?  It’s a concept that has been replacing New Year’s resolutions for some people in recent years.  The thought is, rather than making a list of resolutions that may be challenging to keep, you pick one word to focus on for the year.  That word is supposed to help drive your intentions, your actions and your thoughts for the year.  It’s an interesting concept, and a pretty neat one if you are someone who has a hard time with a long list of “things to do better”. 
 
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Celebrating National Farm City Week

Did you know the week of Thanksgiving is always National Farm City Week?  As we gear up to spend time with family and enjoy a meal, it is the perfect time to reflect on exactly how agriculture stretches from the farm fields, to city tables and beyond.
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Mmmm...Peanut Butter!

90%!  90% of American households eat peanut butter.  And the typical American kid will eat 1,500 peanut butter sandwiches by the time they graduate from high school!  That means there should, in theory, be a lot of happy people that November is National Peanut Butter Lovers' Month.
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It's National Pork Month!

Pork lovers...did you know October is National Pork Month?  Pork is a great source of lean protein (and it tastes pretty good too!).  To celebrate the month, we're excited to share some great info from Pork.org...
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