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May 03, 2018, 09:00 ET U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Unveils New Sustainability Officers Program

The food industry makes new product claims, procurement and sourcing decisions daily to appease consumer demands, without consulting farmers and...


Feb 21, 2017, 05:00 ET U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® Offers Unique 360˚ Look at Farming During South Beach Wine & Food Festival

At the upcoming South Beach Wine & Food Festival, a national event showcasing the talents of some of the world's most renowned chefs and culinary...


Jan 05, 2017, 12:07 ET U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® Debuts a New Communications Concept - SMART Farm - at Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

Today at CES, the largest consumer electronics show in the world, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA) introduced a new communications concept,...


Nov 10, 2016, 09:00 ET U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® Unveils The Faces Of Farming & Ranching Winners

From the cotton fields in the South Plains of West Texas and broilers and cattle of Shenandoah Valley in Virginia to America's Dairyland in Wisconsin ...


Sep 30, 2016, 08:00 ET U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Unveils Animated Video and Infographics Emphasizing Importance of Sustainability on Farms and Ranches

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) is focused on answering questions consumers have about how food is grown and raised, including questions...


Mar 17, 2016, 08:00 ET Students Nationwide Journey Inside Smart Farms To Experience Technology That Powers Modern Agriculture

Irrigation systems managed from iPads, animal nutrition tracked by computer chips, and tractors that drive using GPS are only a few examples of the...


Dec 15, 2015, 08:00 ET U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance and Food52 Bring Viewers to America's Farms

A single produce farm that raises GMO, conventional and organic crops. A cattle ranch that perseveres through the serious California drought. A pig...


Jul 09, 2015, 06:24 ET "Farm To Consumer" Is Focus Of August 11 Food Dialogues In Minneapolis

Consumer concerns about the impact food production practices may have on their long-term health or the health of the planet abound. Increasingly,...


Mar 23, 2015, 07:00 ET Farmers And Ranchers Available To Discuss Antibiotics, GMOs, Animal Welfare, Pesticides And Fertilizers, Water Conservation, Sustainability, Soil Health And Organic/Conventional Farming

WHO: Farmer and rancher spokespeople, including: • ERIN BRENNEMAN, Iowa corn and pig farmer with over 20,000 sows. • DARRELL GLASER, Texas farmer...


Jan 19, 2015, 09:00 ET USFRA To Bring Animal Care To Center Stage During The Food Dialogues At The Dairy Forum On January 28

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) will assemble a range of voices to discuss animal care and animal care standards during The Food...


Nov 06, 2014, 09:00 ET USFRA to Lead Sustainability Conversation at New York Times "Food for Tomorrow" Event November 12

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) will bring the voices of farmers and ranchers to the New York Times Food for Tomorrow conference when...


Jul 10, 2014, 09:00 ET U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® Launches Search for the Country's Best Agricultural Ambassadors

When it comes to today's agriculture, the pictures and perceptions of farmers and ranchers often do not match reality. There are many examples of...


Mar 25, 2014, 11:22 ET Oscar Winner James Moll's New Documentary Feature "Farmland" Confirmed For Theatrical Run

Academy Award®-winning filmmaker James Moll's new feature length documentary, Farmland, will be released nationally May 1, 2014. The film will be...


Feb 21, 2014, 06:00 ET Carolyn O'Neil To Moderate "Nutrition: Who Is Shaping America's Eating Habits?" Discussion At The Food Dialogues®: Washington, D.C.

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) will convene a panel of farmers, ranchers, nutritionists and food pundits for a discussion on food...


Oct 24, 2013, 09:00 ET Bloomberg News' Alan Bjerga To Moderate "Farm Size: Does It Really Matter" Discussion At The Food Dialogues™: Boston

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) will convene a panel of farmers, ranchers, and food pundits, including Michael Jacobson, the founder...


Sep 16, 2013, 07:00 ET Conversation on Farm Size and Questions About "Big Ag" Focus Of October 24 Food Dialogues

There are many factors that influence food-purchasing decisions, including the methods used to grow and raise food. Increasingly, consumers are...


Apr 22, 2013, 03:00 ET CNBC Senior Analyst Ron Insana Moderates Discussion On Biotech Seeds At The Food Dialogues(SM): Chicago

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) today convened a panel of experts from multiple disciplines, including farmers, media, industry and...


Apr 10, 2013, 03:07 ET Senior Media Analyst Ron Insana To Moderate The Food Dialogues(SM): Chicago At BIO International Convention On April 22

Today, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) announced its line-up for The Food Dialogues: Chicago panel taking place at the 2013 BIO...


Nov 15, 2012, 08:00 ET Americans Say Food Production Headed In Right Direction, Widespread Misperceptions Remain

Today, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) released findings of a new survey about Americans' perceptions on food production. The survey,...


Nov 15, 2012, 08:00 ET New Yorkers Want To Learn More About How Food Is Grown And Raised, But Feel Pressured By Lack Of Time And Money

For New Yorkers, food knowledge means social status. According to a new survey of New York area consumers released today by the U.S. Farmers &...


Nov 15, 2012, 03:30 ET U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance Names Nine Finalists For Its Faces of Farming and Ranching Search During The Food Dialogues(SM): New York

Today at The Food Dialogues(SM): New York, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) announced the finalists of its Faces of Farming and Ranching...


Nov 12, 2012, 11:00 ET Ali Velshi To Moderate The Food Dialogues (SM): New York On Nov. 15

Today, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance announced that Ali Velshi, CNN chief business correspondent and anchor of Your Money and World Business...


Oct 23, 2012, 10:30 ET New Online Tool Addresses Consumer Questions On Food Production

The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) today unveiled USFRA FoodSource, an online resource designed to answer consumer questions about how food ...


Oct 04, 2012, 07:23 ET Animal Antibiotics And Biotech Seed Experts Highlight The Food Dialogues: New York

Americans continue to have questions about how food is grown and raised. In response, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), which was created ...


Aug 06, 2012, 10:00 ET Antibiotics and Biotechnology Take Center Stage at Food Dialogues Event

More than ever, Americans want information on how their food is grown and raised. The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) was created to lead...