Chew on This

Food for thought that you can chew on. Interesting tidbits to feed your curiousity. Learn more in the Common Questions about Agriculture section of our site.

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Chew on This | Dec 14, 2023

Seasons of the Season

Holidays bring decorations, celebrations and gifts, but there’s one more piece that brings us all together – food!

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Chew on This | Oct 13, 2023

World Egg Day

October 13 is World Egg Day! Eggs are a staple in so many different recipes and is such a great nutritional source. Check out these ten fun facts you didn 't know about eggs and how they can help you live a healthy life!

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Chew on This | Sep 29, 2023

National Coffee Day

Happy National Coffee Day! Did you know that three in every four Americans drink coffee every day? That means for most of us it is one of the first things we do in the morning, pouring a cup of coffee. The real debate between coffee drinkers is whether they prefer a hot or iced cup.

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Chew on This | Sep 08, 2023

How Does Rice Grow?

Rice is widely eaten worldwide, but did you know we grow rice here in the U.S.? Most U.S. rice is grown in Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas!

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Chew on This | Jul 27, 2023

National Chicken Wing Day

In the United States, Americans consumed over one billion servings of chicken wings in 2019 - that 's a lot of chicken! Each year, National Chicken Wing Day is celebrated in the United States on July 29th.

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Education | Jun 13, 2023

June is Dairy Month!

In honor of National Dairy Month, learn more about 5 DAIRY good products!

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Education | Aug 11, 2022

How Does Zucchini Grow?

Zucchini noodles, zucchini fritters or sliced zucchini in a salad – These are all yummy ways to eat the popular vegetable that is in season right now! But wait, IS it a vegetable?

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Chew on This | Feb 07, 2022

Where Does Pizza Come From?

Before delivery, before the freezer, where does pizza come from?

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Chew on This | Aug 31, 2021

September is National Honey Month!

Learn all about honey and pollinators in honor of National Honey Month!

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Chew on This | Jun 28, 2021

4 Fun Facts about 4th of July Favorites

What foods make you think of the 4th? Do you know where they come from? Can you guess 3 fruits that are actually berries?

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