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Some Food for Thought About Careers
 
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Some Food for Thought About Careers
Views: 5939 America's Farmers
Meet the Martin Family
 
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Meet the Martins, a family in Indiana facing a lot of the same challenges we all do. Wake up early. Get the kids ready for school. Run to the doctor's office. Buy groceries. Watch the girls' soccer game. Cook dinner. Help with math homework. The only difference is they're also working to grow the crops that feed and fuel our nation.
Views: 24434 America's Farmers
Food for Thought - What do America's Farmers grow?
 
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Here's a simple question - what do America's Farmers grow? We know America's farm families grow the meals we sit down to, the clothes we put on every morning, and the fuel that gets us from point A to point B, but is that all they grow? Watch the video to find out how America's farm families grow AMERICA!
Views: 75276 America's Farmers
Webisode 7: The DeRochers -- "Growing a Farm"
 
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The DeRochers have been farming in Akron, Iowa since 1984. They may have started off small, with limited equipment, but all their hard work paid off and over the years they've been able to grow their farm and their family. Learn more about the DeRochers and the other America's Farmers families at http://www.americasfarmers.com
Views: 12614 America's Farmers
This is My Town: Princeton, MN - From River Banks to Family Farms
 
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From running rivers to family farms, today’s My Town spotlight is on Princeton, MN – a thriving rural community that is #MyTownProud. What makes you proud to live in your hometown? You can help schools in your town just like in Princeton with the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education program. Learn more at www.AmericasFarmers.com.
Views: 4633 America's Farmers
Thank You, America's Farmers
 
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Did you know this year, each American farm family will feed 155 people? Neither did consumers in many major U.S. cities. See their reactions to learning this fact -- and then see how grateful they became for America's farm families. This holiday season, don't forget to thank America's farmers.
Views: 51912 America's Farmers
Webisode 6: The Sneeds -- "Love of the Land"
 
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For Ray Sneed and his brothers, few things -- if any -- are more important to their farming operation than taking care of the land. Hear how Ray and his brothers have worked over the years to lessen their farm's impact on the environment -- and the technology that has allowed them to do it. To learn more about the impact America's Farmers have on our environment and our economy, visit http://www.americasfarmers.com
Views: 2764 America's Farmers
Webisode 8: The DeRochers - "Growing up Farming"
 
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The DeRocher kids may not have always appreciated it at the time but now that they're older they are glad they grew up on a farm. Working on a farm every day gave the DeRochers a unique work ethic they feel benefits them still today. The three older boys have grown to love farming and look forward to working their own land in the future.
Views: 4611 America's Farmers
This is My Town: Abbott, TX - Small Texas Town, Big Texas Heart
 
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There’s more character, closeness and countryside in this town of 300 than most. Visit Abbott, Texas in this week’s #MyTown spotlight and see why ag education in rural America is so special. You can help fuel future Ag Leaders in your town with the America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders program. Learn more at www.AmericasFarmers.com.
Views: 7708 America's Farmers
How much do people really know about agriculture?
 
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We asked people on the street in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago questions about agriculture. Watch the video to find out what their answers were to questions like: how many people a farmer feeds or how many jobs agriculture supports.
Views: 33694 America's Farmers
Some Food for Thought
 
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America's farmers produce many products for not only the U.S., but also the world. Take a look at the impact America's farmers have on the world. Learn more at www.AmericasFarmers.com.
Views: 26327 America's Farmers
Webisode 12: Meet the Haynies
 
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The Haynie farm dates back to 1867 when PJ Haynie's great-great-grandfather, Rev. Robert Haynie, purchased 60 acres of land. Today, the farm, a couple thousand acres large, grows corn, soybeans, wheat and barley.
Views: 2212 America's Farmers
Webisode 13: The Haynies - Double Crop, Double Duty
 
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The Haynies, an American farm family, operate a double-cropping farm in Virginia. In this webisode Phillip Haynie and his son PJ discuss the unique issues of double cropping and the thrill of harvest.
Views: 3525 America's Farmers
This is My Town: Effingham, IL - Home is Where the Heartland Is
 
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Where can you find American innovation and true entrepreneurship? It’s right in your backyard. Meet the amazing folks of Effingham, IL, and see how they’re helping put rural communities on the map in our latest My Town showcase. Learn more at www.AmericasFarmers.com. #MyTownProud
Views: 9475 America's Farmers
Webisode 5: The Sneeds -- "It Takes a Family"
 
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For the Sneed family, farming has always been a way of life. Over the years, their family farm in Tennessee has grown from a garden and livestock to sprawling fields of cotton and grain. Today, five brothers run the farm. See what motivates them every day and why they love being some of America's Farmers. To learn more about America's Farmers, visit http://www.americasfarmers.com
Views: 3634 America's Farmers
Webisode 4: The Boyds "Growing the Community"
 
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Will and Wendy Boyd are not just residents of their Georgia community -- they've grown up there and remain actively involved in ensuring their town continues to grow. See how involved the Boyds are in their town, from local government to education, and learn more about how farmers like the Boyds truly do grow America. Learn more about America's Farmers at http://www.americasfarmers.com
Views: 2533 America's Farmers
The Backbone of the Farming Operation: America's Farm Mom
 
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Meet the 2012 Farm Mom winners. They're just like other moms, they juggle the millions of tasks every mom has to tackle, but they farm too. Hear from the 2012 winners about their experience as farm moms and how much their nomination meant to them.
Views: 3990 America's Farmers
I am Nature Smart Full Story – America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education
 
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Thanks to a local farmer, this school district was awarded $10,000 to enhance STEM education for its students by building a hoop house. See their story, and learn how eligible farmers can nominate a school district in America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education. Learn more at www.GrowRuralEducation.com.
Views: 9554 America's Farmers
Meet the Pistorius Family
 
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Meet the Pistorius Family
Views: 29255 America's Farmers
This is My Town: Leitchfield, KY - Soak in the Sunrise and Blue Skies
 
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From fresh roadside markets to a lunch experience on wheels, Leitchfield, KY is one of many incredible rural communities in America...maybe just like yours. You can help support a nonprofit in your town, just like Leitchfield, with the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program. Learn more at www.AmericasFarmers.com.
Views: 61334 America's Farmers
Webisode 11: "Challenges"
 
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No one ever said farming is easy. America's Farmers face a variety of challenges growing food, fiber, and fuel for our nation. Mother Nature can be both kind and cruel, hear Ray Sneed and Kevin DeRocher talk about the challenges they've faced on the farm and how they overcome them.
Views: 2492 America's Farmers
Webisode 17 - Farm Wives, Farm Lives
 
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The Woodrow women talk about life on the farm and juggling the millions of tasks that come up around the farm. Hear what it really means to live and work on the farm from the women who do it every day.
Views: 6565 America's Farmers
Webisode 10: Farm Moms - "The Better Half of Farming"
 
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In this webisode we hear from three farm moms about how they fit into the farming operation. Farm moms are the silent partner of the farm, balancing family, work, and the farm -- always doing an amazing job and keeping the family farming tradition alive.
Views: 2683 America's Farmers
Bennie’s Barn Full Story – Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities
 
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Farmer Rodney Timm directed a $2,500 donation to his community, and you can support your local community, too. See Rodney’s story, and learn how farmers can enroll in the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program to help a nonprofit in your area. Learn more at GrowCommunities.com.
Views: 3707 America's Farmers
Doing Good Work and Making Smiles – Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities Program
 
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Farmer Steve deBuhr knew $2,500 would go a long way to not only help local Iowans with disabilities, but to make his son smile. See his story and how one donation and NIVC, Services Inc. is changing lives. Learn how farmers can enroll in the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program to help a nonprofit in their local community at www.GrowCommunities.com.
Views: 3495 America's Farmers
What does it mean to be a Farm Mom?
 
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Do you know an amazing farm mom? One who works tirelessly to support her family, farm, community and the future of agriculture? Only days remain to nominate the farm mom in your life and give her the recognition, title and chance to win $10,000 she deserves. Visit http://www.americasfarmers.com/community-outreach/farm-mom-nominate-now/ to nominate your favorite farm mom.
Views: 311 America's Farmers
Webisode 3: The Boyds -- "Kids and Cattle"
 
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The Boyd family farms in eastern Georgia. In addition to crops, the family also has a livestock operation. Learn what life's like on their farm -- from how they care for the cattle to how the kids participate in the day-to-day activities. To watch other webisodes and learn more about what America's farmers provide every day, visit http://www.americasfarmers.com.
Views: 4495 America's Farmers
Grow Communities 2013
 
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It's back! Visit growcommunities.com to find out how farmers are helping grow their communities. Winning farmers are given $2500 to donate to the non-profit organization of their choice.
Views: 489 America's Farmers
Webisode 9: The Boyds - "Drought"
 
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Farmers are always at the mercy of Mother Nature, and this year she tested the Boyd family with high temperatures and very little rain. In this America's Farmers webisode Will Boyd talks about the effects of this year's drought on his farm.
Views: 2302 America's Farmers
Begins With a Farmer - Where ever your day takes you
 
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98% of Americans don't work on a farm which means that for 98% of us it can be easy to forget where a lot of our stuff comes from. And it can be easy to forget, that the other 2%, the ones growing all that food, clothing, and energy are a lot like us. Where ever your day takes you and however it ends, chances are, it began with a farmer. Watch our other commercials here: http://bit.ly/1nIjsgB
Views: 16243 America's Farmers
Webisode 2: The Matthews "Leap of Faith"
 
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For Travis and Melinda Matthews, farming is something they've been doing their entire lives. But their story is vastly different from the average farm family's. Find out their inspiring story. To watch other webisodes and learn more about what America's farmers provide every day, visit http://www.americasfarmers.com.
Views: 5202 America's Farmers
Grow Rural Education
 
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Thanks to local farmer nominations, Community R-VI school district was able to apply for and win America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grants that put cutting-edge technology and lab equipment into the hands of students in rural mid-western community.
Views: 236 America's Farmers
U.S. Ag Report: Farm Mom of the Year 2010 -- Carol Cowan
 
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Carol Cowan is America's Farmers 2010 Farm Mom of the Year. You helped select Carol from a group of 5 regional finalists as the woman who best represents the passion, dedication and commitment of today's farm mom. Learn more at www.AmericasFarmers.com As seen on U.S. Farm Report
Views: 1797 America's Farmers
My Town: Farming Pride and Family Living in Abbott, TX
 
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“It’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle.”See why one farmer believes in small town living as we continue to spotlight communities just like Abbott, TX in our America’s Farmers program’s My Town series. Learn more at www.AmericasFarmers.com.
Views: 7506 America's Farmers
Webisode 14 - A Year Round Job
 
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Farming is more than just planting and harvest, it's a year round job. Farmers work hard all year long working on the land, with the animals, on the machinery, keeping up the books, monitoring the market, and a boatload of other tasks. America's Farmers are the original small business owner, working year round, in an industry with the largest trade surplus in the US. America's farmers grow America.
Views: 4157 America's Farmers
Ask a Farmer - Machinery
 
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Lorie from Houston, TX asked how farmers afford some of the large machinery she sees in the fields. Mark, an Illinois family farmer, answers her question.
Views: 3256 America's Farmers
National Farmers Day
 
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For all they do to feed, clothe, and fuel America; today, thank a farmer!
Views: 2092 America's Farmers
Ask a Farmer - Production
 
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Irma from Chicago wants to know now many goods a farmer can produce in a year. Travis Matthews, Missouri farmer, describes the bushels per acre he can typically produce on his farm.
Views: 5856 America's Farmers
2010 America's Farmers Mom of the Year: Carol Cowan
 
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Carol Cowan of Watonga, OK, talks about being the 2010 America's Farmers Mom of the Year winner -- and how important the mom is to every farming operation.
Views: 1264 America's Farmers
Rural Robotics Full Story – America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education
 
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Thanks to a local farmer, this school district was awarded $25,000 to enhance STEM education for its students through use of robotics. See their story, and learn how eligible farmers can nominate a school district in America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education. Learn more at www.GrowRuralEducation.com.
Views: 5948 America's Farmers
Meet the Blythe Family
 
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Meet the Blythe Family
Views: 25175 America's Farmers
Ask a Farmer - Supermarkets
 
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Willie from New York City wants to know if farmers shop at supermarkets. Melinda and Travis Matthews, a Missouri farming family, give their answer.
Views: 3806 America's Farmers
Grow Rural Education 2014
 
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The Monsanto Fund introduced America's Farmers Grow Rural Education to help farmers positively impact their communities and support local school districts. America's Farmers Grow Rural Education offers farmers the opportunity to nominate rural public school districts to compete for a grant of up to $25,000.
Views: 1051 America's Farmers
Webisode 1: The Matthews "Family Business"
 
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Travis and Melinda Matthews have been farming in central Missouri their entire lives. Meet the Matthews and their four young children, and learn about life on their farm -- today and yesterday. Meet the first of the families featured in the America's Farmers advertisements, and check back next month to meet another. To learn more, visit http://www.americasfarmers.com
Views: 7925 America's Farmers
Girls Gone Geek Full Story – America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education
 
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Thanks to a local farmer, this school district was awarded $10,000 to enhance STEM education for girls, teaching them about robots, coding and engineering. See their story, and learn how eligible farmers can nominate a school district in America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education. Learn more at www.GrowRuralEducation.com.
Views: 4414 America's Farmers
School District in Missouri Given $10,000 Grant to Purchase Science Equipment
 
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Community R-VI, located in Laddonia, MO, was one of 11 schools in Missouri to receive grants from America's Farmers Grow Rural Education.
Views: 207 America's Farmers
Begins With a Farmer - Thinking about us
 
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For many of us the American farm can seem a long way away. Which means we don't often think about the people who are busy growing our food, clothing and energy. But every time they plant a field, every time they inspect their crops, every time they pray for good weather you can be sure they're thinking about us. Where ever your day takes you and however it ends, chances are, it began with a farmer. Watch our other commercials here: http://bit.ly/1nIjsgB
Views: 13251 America's Farmers
Food for Thought - What do America's farmers grow?
 
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We know America's farm families grow the meals we sit down to, the clothes we put on every morning, and the fuel that gets us from point A to point B, but is that all they grow? Watch the video to find out the impact farmers really have on America.
Views: 73 America's Farmers
America's Farmers Mobile Experience Virtual Tour - Part 2
 
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This is part 2 of the America's Farmers mobile experience virtual tour. To learn more about the America's Farmers and the America's Farmers mobile unit please visit http://www.americasfarmers.com
Views: 675 America's Farmers
Growing Change in a Community Garden – Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities Program
 
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Farmer Shirley Schaffner directed a $2,500 donation to a local nonprofit organization and now a community garden thrives – providing fresh produce for food shelters in her hometown. See her story and learn how farmers can enroll in the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program to help a nonprofit in your area. Learn more at www.GrowCommunities.com.
Views: 6469 America's Farmers