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Farm, Food, Facts offers CPGs, retailers, sustainability supply chain leaders and food trade media a central location to access weekly food and agriculture news and the opportunity to engage directly with a farmer or rancher in real-time about top questions surrounding sustainability and food production systems of the 21st Century. Agricultural thought leaders will also offer insights into today’s food trends and perceptions of farming practices.

Farm, Food, Facts offers CPGs, retailers, sustainability supply chain leaders and food trade media a central location to access weekly food and agriculture news and the opportunity to engage directly with a farmer or rancher in real-time about top questions surrounding sustainability and food production systems of the 21st Century. Agricultural thought leaders will also offer insights into today’s food trends and perceptions of farming practices.
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Farm, Food, Facts offers CPGs, retailers, sustainability supply chain leaders and food trade media a central location to access weekly food and agriculture news and the opportunity to engage directly with a farmer or rancher in real-time about top questions surrounding sustainability and food production systems of the 21st Century. Agricultural thought leaders will also offer insights into today’s food trends and perceptions of farming practices.

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@USFRA

Language:

English

Contact:

310-392-0448


Episodes

Ep 24 Carolyn O'Donnell, John Boyd, Get Snacking Challenge

5/14/2019
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Our Thought Leader is Carolyn O’Donnell, spokesperson for the California Strawberry Commission. The Stories You Need To Know: • California Strawberry Commission announces “Get Snacking Challenge” Campaign • Florida Farm builds Accessible Strawberry-Picking System • Millennials have Specific Requirements when it Comes to Food • Using the Right Vendors can Reduce Food Safety Risks Today's Farmer is John W. Boyd Jr., farmer & founder of the National Black Farmers Association, featured on...

Duration:00:22:40

Ep 23 Polly Ruhland, Kelly Griggs, New Water Rules

5/7/2019
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Our Thought Leader is Polly Ruhland, CEO of United Soybean Board, who joins us to discuss soybean innovation, the latest research findings and what’s next for soybean farmers. The Stories You Need to Know: •California Growers implement New Water Rules to ensure Romaine is Safe for Consumption. • Agriculture in Alaska is Booming! • Data Shows Fundamental Shifts occurring in American Farming. •Expanding Blockchain-based Grocery Store Network can help improve Food Safety. Today's Farmer...

Duration:00:29:11

Ep 22 Christine Daugherty, Jenna Madsen, Generational Farm Transition

4/30/2019
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Our Thought Leader is Christine Daugherty, Vice President of Global Sustainable Agriculture and Responsible Sourcing at PepsiCo. The Stories You Need To Know: Today’s farmer comes from one of the farm families featured on The American Farm on History. Jenna Madsen, of Sunderland Farms is the daughter of patriarch Scott Sunderland – her husband Brett and their 4 kids are struggling with drought conditions and a downturn in turkey consumption.

Duration:00:32:45

Ep 21 Thom Beers, American Farm, Adapting Agriculture

4/23/2019
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Our thought Leader is Thom Beers, one of the co-founders of Bobcat, which produces The American Farm, now airing on History. Food News of the Week: •Fixing Food Systems is Imperative for meeting Sustainable Development Goals •An Urgent Call for Adapting Agriculture and Food Systems •High-Pressure Processing can help keep Foods Fresh, Healthy, and Safe •The USDA, EPA, and FDA have released an inter-agency Plan to Combat Food Waste; finally

Duration:00:16:54

Ep 20 Alesha Black, AG Kawamura, Sustainability Goals

4/10/2019
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This Week's Thought Leader: Alesha Black, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Managing Director the Global Food and Agriculture Program The Stories YOU need to know: • Dairy group wants the FDA to get more strict about Terms used for Non-Milk Products. • Grocers can capture Consumers with Fresh-Cut Fruit. • How “Digital Twins” could allow Retailers give more to Food Banks. • Tyson Foods and Cloud-Based Tech—could this be the next Frontier for reaching Sustainability Goals? Farmer of The...

Duration:00:28:31

Ep 19 Dr. John Newton, Anne Meis, Farmbelt Floods

3/29/2019
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This week's Thought Leader: With the devistation occuring on our farms and ranches in the midwest, we have invited Dr. John Newton of the American Farm Bureau Federation to give us the most up to date report on exactly what is going on. Stories you need to know: •Farmers are Experiencing incredibly Hard Times from Mother Nature •The Ag Industry is Seeking USDA oversight of genetically engineered Animals •Drones could help Reduce the use of Antibiotics in Livestock. •Is Hydroponics the...

Duration:00:21:21

Ep 18 Monica Amburn, Carla Wardin, Food Tech Innovations

3/20/2019
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Our Thought Leader is Monica Amburn, a registered dietitian/nutritionist with a passion for creative wellness education and communications. Food News Of The Week: •Pepsi Empowers Female Farmers with CARE Partnership •It’s not the Farmers who are “tossing” perfectly good Produce •New USDA Beef “Lifecycle Assessment” discovers Environmental Impacts are Lower than previously Perceived •It has been a critical year for CRISPR—but the technology’s Success Depends on Consumers •How decision-makers...

Duration:00:19:11

Ep 17 Mickey Rubin, Jim Adams, Protein Trend for Consumers

3/12/2019
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Today, our thought leader is Dr. Mickey Rubin the Executive Director of the Egg Nutrition Board, and one of the nation’s leaders on sports nutrition and the dietary effects of what we eat on cardiometabolic health outcomes. Food News of the Week: •Want to learn the “Life Story” of a Chicken in your Supermarket? Well, now you can. •High-fat Diets cause Food Prices to balloon—challenging Farmers to Keep Up. •What Food Companies should learn from Smithfield Foods, who has exceeded its Grain...

Duration:00:22:27

Ep 16 Dr. Nick Goeser, Nancy Kavazanjian, Tinder for Cattle

2/27/2019
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Our Thought Leader is Dr. Nick Goeser, Vice President, Sustainability Sciences and Strategy, USFRA. Food News of the Week: • Spinach may hold the Solution to the devastating Disease that’s harming Citrus Trees. • How (and where) will Farmers Grow our Food in the Future? • Urban Agriculture can Improve Food Security. • Next Trend: Probiotics for Plants • A Tinder-inspired app is helping Farmers match up potential Partners for their Cattle! Farmer of the Week: Nancy Kavazanjian, Soybean Farmer

Duration:00:25:56

Ep 15 Cattle Ranches and Supermarkets

2/20/2019
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Our thought leader is Bridget Wasser, Executive Director, Meat Science & Supply Chain Outreach at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Food News of the Week: •Polar Vortex Slammed mid-western Dairy Farmers and Beef Cattle Ranchers •Oregon Rancher is Building Soil Health—as well as a Robust Regional Food System •Has this Company Invented a Weed that could Save Farming (and the Environment)? •Producers design Angus herd Genetics for Better Beef. •A Major Beer offers a #ToastToFarmers as...

Duration:00:30:23

Ep 14 Love for Farmers, Joe Koss, Bo Stone

2/12/2019
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Our thought leader is Joe Koss, CEO of Culver’s Food News of the Week: •This might be the Answer to Herbicide-Resistant “Superweeds.” •New Research offers Strategies for Sustainable, Profitable Livestock Farming. •This is How “Influencers” will Highlight Produce in 2019. •The Warm Colors of Yellow and Orange will prevail in 2019. Farmer of The Week: Bo Stone, a North Carolina farmer from P&S Farms

Duration:00:23:32

Ep 13 Future of Farming, National Croissant Day

1/29/2019
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This week on Farm-Food-Facts we will discuss why game-changing research, technology and innovation is critical to the future of farming and the food world – and how you can be a part of it. Our thought leader is Dr. Sally Rockey the Executive Director of the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research or FFAR. A discussion with Brett Kaysen, Ph.D., who leads the sustainability practice at the National Pork Board and is a pig farmer.

Duration:00:22:38

Ep 12 EAT-Lancet Report, Erin Fitzgerald, Cassidy Johnston

1/21/2019
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Today, our thought leader is US Farmers & Rancers Alliance Erin Fitzgerald putting perspective and an intelligent way to think about the EAT-Lancet report issued last week on the implications for feeding a growing global population – and will share the number one flaw in the process of the commission. Food News of the Week: 1. We know that Crops can be bred to Resist Disease—but is it possible to breed Crops Resilient to Rising Temperatures? 2. Female Ranchers are on the Rise! 3. Recruiting...

Duration:00:26:03

Ep 11 Expected Food Trends, Katie Brown, Brody Stapel

1/15/2019
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Today, our thought leader is Katie Brown, Senior Vice President, Sustainable Nutrition at Dairy Management Inc. DMI who manages the National Dairy Council the Innovation for US Dairy and the US Dairy Export Council. Food News of the Week: •Solutions that could help Feed 10 Billion People without depleting the Planet •Fixing a Flaw in Photosynthesis could Tremendously increase the amount of Food we Produce •“Smart Agriculture” could be the Solution to Water Scarcity •Beef sees Rise in Demand...

Duration:00:27:37

Ep 10 Meal Kit Mania, Zippy Duvall, Chip Bowling

1/7/2019
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Our Thought leader is is Zippy Duvall, the President of the American Farm Bureau Federation and member of the White House Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert’s news roundup of the week’s top stories in food/agriculture include: •Here is What Retailers and Restaurants can Learn from Farmers •The Salvation Army is starting to Sell Groceries •Meal Kit Mania: Consumers Love this modern Innovative Offering •Amazon commits approximately $22 billion...

Duration:00:30:26

Ep 9 Highlights from 2018

1/1/2019
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In a special podcast today we revisit three highlights since we launched Farm-Food-Facts – our CEO Erin Fitzgerald will kick off today’s podcast, followed by Walter Robb, the former Co-CEO of Whole Foods and one of the most insightful people in the food world and Jimmy Webb, a past recipient of Georgia’s Farmer of the Year Award who farms corn, cotton and peanuts.

Duration:00:24:13

Ep 8 Ag-Tech Startups, John Newton, Hilary Maricle

12/19/2018
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Our thought leader is John Newton, American Farm Bureau Federation Economist. Food News of the Week: • This Is How Food Can Have The Power To Transform A Person • A Fresh Solution For Tackling Food Waste In The Supply Chain • Forty Acres Of American Farmland Is Lost Every Hour Due To Development • A New Wave of Ag-Tech Startups: Uber CEO and Alphabet Invest in Urban Farming Farmer of The Week: Hilary Maricle, Farmer, Ag Educator

Duration:00:21:55

Ep 7 "New American Farmer, Kim Kirchherr, Jay Hill

12/12/2018
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Our thought leader is Kim Kirchherr, an award-winning registered dietitian and a certified personal trainer. Food News of the Week: •Could this App be the Key to Saving Crops from Pests and Pathogens? •We’re Facing a “Storm of Innovation”—is your Supply Chain Prepared? •Meet the “New American Farmer.” •Leading Scientists call for 8-Step Action to Increase Global Soil Carbon Farmer of The Week: Jay Hill from Hill Farms & Wholesome Farms

Duration:00:25:26

Ep 6 More Food Less Pollution, Mary Shelman, Steve Meier

12/5/2018
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Our thought leader guest is Mary Shelman, Former Director of Harvard Business School's Agribusiness Program. Food News of the Week: •What the latest Climate Report means for Agriculture. •This is how Dairy Farmers can Lead the way in Environmental Stewardship. •Ways to Grow More Food with Less Pollution. •Two Companies are Joining forces to Capture Methane from Hog Manure Lagoons! Farmer of the Week: Steve Meier, his wife Teresa, and their family, have been providing greater Jackson,...

Duration:00:25:23

Ep 5 Erin Fitzgerald, Don Cameron, Facial Recognition

11/29/2018
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Our thought leader guest will be Erin Fitzgerald, CEO of USFRA, who will share insights from the Sustainable Agriculture Summit and Panel Discussion. Food News of the Week: •New Holiday Survey Results: "State of Grocery Retail" Report. •KFC & Baidu join forces regarding Facial Recognition. •Young Farmers and Cashing in on Hemp! •"California Wine" Grape Growers must deal with Damage from Catastrophic Wildfires. Farmer of the Week: Don Cameron, of Terranova Ranch in Helm California,...

Duration:00:24:46