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  • A Word About Organic Farming

    Sep 26, 2018 | 06:30 am

    What is organic farming? According to HDRA (Henry Doubleday Research Association of the UK), Organic farming works in harmony with nature rather than against it. This involves using techniques to achieve good crop yields without harming the natural environment or the people … Continue reading →

  • Featured Specialty Crop – Bartlett Pear

    Sep 19, 2018 | 07:00 am

    Bartlett Pear Facts & Trivia Bartlett pears are the most popular variety of European pear, known scientifically as Pyrus communis, in the world. Pears are members of the rose, or Rosaceae family. In the United States, Bartlett pears are the … Continue reading →

  • Yellow Beans Garlic Mayonnaise Spread

    Sep 15, 2018 | 08:50 am

    Just look at how big and full of delicious flavor this dish is! Your Atchison Farmers sell yellow wax beans, garlic and dill! Enjoy this dish as a starter, simple snack or as part of your dinner this week! Click … Continue reading →

  • Do You Know: GMO Crops – Pros and Cons?

    Sep 15, 2018 | 08:40 am

    Following is a short list of pros and cons of Genetically Modified crops. It is not exhaustive, so use it as an introduction to your own further research, if you like. Pros of GM Foods: 1.    Insect Resistance – Some … Continue reading →

  • Do You Know… What Are Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)?

    Sep 13, 2018 | 13:00 pm

    Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are living organisms whose genetic material has been artificially manipulated (Genetically Modified, or GM) in a laboratory through Genetic Engineering (GE). This creates combinations of plant, animal, bacteria, and virus genes that do not occur in … Continue reading →

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