New Agricultural Landscape


Women are leading the way in sustainable and organic agriculture and adopting new roles to further the next generation of farmers.  A recent study conducted by U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Economic Research Service (ERS) found that the agricultural landscape ... read more

Morrill Act: Ag Education for All

Community / Policy

American author Leo Buscaglia once wrote: “Change is the end result of all true learning.” In post-Civil War America, some of the greatest changes that came through learning were actually precipitated by monumental changes that availed this learning. Credit Vermont Rep. ... read more

Feeding the Gap


Agriculture’s sustainability depends on human capital as much as it does on natural resources. The challenge to safely and sustainably feed a growing population isn’t a new concept for agriculturists. How to efficiently leverage and protect limited natural resources is ... read more

Awareness in Action


Despite the device-driven detachment of the digital age, there’s no denying the profound influence of hands-on activities. This is particularly true with young minds that more readily absorb instructional information when buttressed by sensory experience. In other words, don’t just ... read more

Jeremy Adler Joins Birko

Community / Press Releases

Birko, a leader in providing food safety solutions to the meat, produce, and brewery industries, today announced that Jeremy M. Adler has joined the firm as director of technology and innovation. “Jeremy has a very strong background in meat safety, ... read more