Tag Archives: Agriculture

DAPL In The News

Read this article Read this article On your blog, paraphrase each article.  Tell me what the story was about, what’s happening, who is involved, and why.  Why would a company like ETP be donating large sums of money to the … Continue reading

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Will Irma Impact us in South Dakota?

  Read this article How are agricultural producers and processors preparing for Irma?  What protection can producers provide for their livestock?  What is the current economic impact of Harvey on Texas cotton producers?  Can sugar cane fields and orange groves … Continue reading

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What’s new with the pipeline?

You’ll be doing a bit of research today.  We haven’t checked in on the Dakota Access Pipeline in several months.  What’s been happening with the pipeline? Read this article. Read this article. Read this article.   In your blog post – … Continue reading

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Nematodes

Listen to the podcast here: Monsanto developing nematode fighting chemistry What are nematodes?  Why are they a concern in agriculture?  What are nematode caused symptoms sometimes confused for?  What is the name of the new technology to fight nematodes being … Continue reading

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To Practice……

For some of us, this sentence is pretty memorable.  But, what does it mean?How do you “practice brotherhood”?  What does it mean to practice brotherhood? How do you “honor agricultural opportunities and responsibilities”?  What opportunities have you taken advantage of? … Continue reading

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Benefits of Ag Research

Read this article Who maintains statistics with regard to ag trade?  What has happened to the value of agricultural exports in the last several decades?  What are the benefits of expanded ag trade?  What risks?  How can those risks be … Continue reading

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What’s COOL?

Today we’re going to talk about all things COOL! What is it? What’s the history of the issue?  What legislation has been discussed, passed, signed into law?  What states have been involved in the issue?  What government agencies, if any, … Continue reading

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True or False

It’s National FFA Week.  A time when we celebrate the history and traditions of American agriculture and leadership.  Part of that responsibility is to be sure that we are adequately educated and can speak intelligently about our industry. View this … Continue reading

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What are the facts?

The Dakota Access Pipeline has been in the news. A LOT!  So – what’s fact and what’s fiction about the Pipeline? Read this article Read this article Read this article Finally, read this article. So – what’s fact and what’s … Continue reading

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In the Future

If you are interested, the National FFA Convention sessions will be streamed online at ffa.org/convention.  It is also available on DISH and Direct TV on RFDTV.  Liz Renner will be on stage as a Star in AgriScience finalist on Thursday … Continue reading

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