Agriculture and Food Production

Blog entry | Jun 20 2017

Imagine a beautiful, orange Monarch butterfly flying around your garden. Do you know why it’s there? Do you know what would happen if it wasn’t there? Probably not.

Blog entry | Jun 07 2017

The term “citrus greening” might sound harmless at first. “Citrus” refers to fruits like oranges, tangerines, and grapefruit. These fruits pack a punch for your vitamin C fix.

Blog entry | Jun 05 2017

Slime is typically linked to snails, Ghost Busters, and Nickelodeon pranks.

Blog entry | May 18 2017

“Genetic modification” and “genetic engineering” are terms we hear in relation to discussions about food production technology and the use of biotechnology for advancing our food supply.

Blog entry | Apr 19 2017

News stories and day-to-day conversations about the use of pesticides to protect our food supply can easily get misconstrued and leave us feeling confused about the safety of the foods we eat.

Blog entry | Apr 04 2017

What are "process contaminants" in food?  What are 3-MCPDs (3-monochloropropanediol) and GEs (glycidol/glycidyl esters)?  How did they get there, and what do they mean for the safety of our food?

Blog entry | Mar 20 2017

National Ag Day is upon us (March 21)!

Press Release | Feb 09 2017

(Dover, Del., Feb. 9, 2017)— International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation President Kimberly Reed gave the opening keynote at the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Women in Agriculture Conference today

Blog entry | Feb 07 2017

I’m sure it’s no surprise that incorporating fruits and vegetables is a great way to establish a healthy eating style.

Blog entry | Feb 02 2017

Oh, the Big Game. People enjoy the game for many reasons. Some want to watch their team win the grand prize of professional football.

Blog entry | Dec 09 2016

The first part of our food security series explained the complexities of this global issue.

Blog entry | Nov 18 2016

As the world’s population grows, the need to provide food for all people will intensify the conversation about food security. According to estimates by the U.S.

Blog entry | Sep 22 2016

Controlling and reducing soil degradation is a matter of raising awareness of the issue and encouraging innovative approaches in land management techniques. 

Blog entry | Sep 14 2016

The term "antibiotic resistance" can sound confusing and, thus, scary.  Antibiotic resistance is the refusal of the host to accept the treatment of antibiotics.

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