It is safe to say the industry is determined to make food production safer for both operators and consumers. The most evident trends in the American food production industry that were discussed at the trade fair were related to hygiene, operator safety, and simulation.
What's the Future of Farmland for Food Production?
The U.S. is at a critical point in food security According to the USDA, nearly 50 million residents suffer from food insecurity. Caused by low income, distance from healthy food markets and other factors, food insecurity disproportionately affects single-parent, black and Hispanic/Latino-led households and women living alone At the same time, the number of farms, farmers and acres of farmland dropped precipitously during the 20th century,…
Field Moms learn about organic food production
Field Moms ask about organic vs. conventional farming. Why do tomatoes taste different from the supermarket than the farmers market? Visit www.watchusgrow.or...
Students in Battle Creek getting lessons in food production
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Students in Battle Creek are getting down in the dirt with a new project to enhance their learning.
Consumer Trends: Shoppers Confused About Food Production
According to a new survey, American moms may be building their grocery lists based on misinformation about how their food was grown and raised. The Gate-to-Plate survey of more than 1,000 moms was commissioned by CommonGround, a grassroots coalition of farm women who want to foster conversations among all women — on farms and in cities — about where our food comes from and how it is raised.
Organic 101: The Lifecycle of Organic Food Production
This is the fifth installment of the Organic 101 series that explores different aspects of the USDA organic regulations Through defined farming practices, organic principles promote ecological balance, foster the cycling of resources, and conserve biodiversity. To understand what that means when it comes to the label on your food, those principles require some more explanation. Let’s take a closer look at a snapshot of sustainable…
Why Urban Farms are the Future of Food Production
With a skyrocketing population and a changing climate, food shortages will be an inevitability of the future. Urban farms may be a solution to this problem.
Why food production doesn't need to double by 2050
An agronomist's straight talk on what it will really take for agriculture to sustain a growing global population.
Food Production Operations Are Waking Up to Breakfast Trends
Chasing consumer demands means automating with flexibility.
How Robots Add Safety To Food Production And Packaging
Robots offer tremendous value for food processors and packaging companies, especially when it comes to brand protection. The use of robotics help controls exposure to contamination, and, when used with a vision system, minimizes product integrity issues.
Local third-graders learn about food production
DELPHOS - More than 150 third-graders from Franklin, Landeck and St. John’s elementary schools worked with students from the Delphos FFA Chapter on Thursd
What happens if US loses California food production?
What if California suddenly lost its massive agricultural ability to feed the U.S. and the world? What impact would this have on consumer choices and food prices?
Why Honeybees Are Important to Food Production and Farm Life
Honeybees are a crucial component of food production and are responsible for a third of the food that we eat.
How cobots provide around-the-clock food production
Many of the 30 employees at Atria's Skene, Sweden, factory work side-by-side with three robot arms from Universal Robots (UR), Ann Arbor, Mich.
How will climate change affect food production?
Global warming is already affecting farmers worldwide; future impacts will vary by region, crop and temperature
On The Farm, Chefs Learn The Basics To Food Production
About a dozen chefs from Chicago and central Illinois recently gathered for a two-day crash course on where their food comes from – the farm Each year in June and September, Livingston County Farmer Marty Travis hosts chefs on his farm for Chef Champ, a project of a foundation he and his wife started to promote small sustainable family farming. The chefs are there to learn about everything from keeping bees to butchering chickens to maintaining healthy soil. Farmer Marty Travis shows off…
Future of Maine Agriculture: How to Become More Involved in Local Food Production
University of Maine Cooperative Extension discusses how to become more involved with the production of local foods and more engaged with your local community.
Kids Learn About Food Production at Ag Day at the Pavilion
More than 2000 kids and their families turned out for Ag Day at the Pavilion. The 12th annual event featured more than 50 ag organizations with activities de...
How One Mexican Network Encourages Local Food Production
While living and working as a magazine editor and English teacher in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, Laurel Bellante learned of a woman-driven network of small, organic farmers who were advancing alternative food production niche markets. Bellante, who has been following the network and other Mexican farmers and producers since 2005, found that the network's members are contributing significantly to efforts to localize the growing…
How Custom Food Manufacturing Helps Optimize Your Food Production
A custom food manufacturer can help you optimize your process and let you get back to what you do best: optimized food production, packaging and marketing.