Common Questions

Helpful articles that answer questions about agriculture and food production. Find more answers in the Common Questions about Agriculture section of our site.

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Education | Aug 30, 2023

Facts About Pigs

Curious about pigs? Here are some fun facts.

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Common Questions | Jul 06, 2023

How Do Potatoes Grow?

Potato, patato! However you say it, potatoes are in many of our favorite snacks. So, how do potatoes grow?

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Education | Jun 08, 2023

What is Flower Farming?

As we are currently in the wonderful season of Spring, many flowers are blooming! And while they are beautiful and fun, a lot goes into making them grow! We got to interview with a former and a current Young Farmers & Ranchers committee chair member to learn more about their experience with floriculture.

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Common Questions | Jun 01, 2022

How Is Cheese Made?

Saturday, June 4, is National Cheese Day! When you think of cheese you may picture pizza or a charcuterie board, but let 's learn a little bit more about where cheese comes from.

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Education | Aug 11, 2021

What Foods Grow in the Summer?

Farmers work year-round to get food on our table, but here we explore some popular fruits and veggies that are in season in the summer!

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Common Questions | Sep 29, 2020

What is Harvesting?

Fall is harvest season for many of our favorite foods! What is harvesting? Find out in this blog post!

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Education | Jun 26, 2019

Aquaculture is Farming

What is Aquaculture? And what does it have to do with farming? Let's find out!

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Common Questions | Mar 27, 2019

How Maple Syrup is Made

Eugenie Doyle, straight from Vermont, tells us how sap turns into syrup!

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Common Questions | Mar 07, 2019

Cereal: Farm to Spoon

Cereal is the quintessential American breakfast! Nothing like cornflakes, Wheaties, or cinnamon oat squares quite reminds us of Saturday morning cartoons, rushing to school, or midnight snacks. But where do we get cereal? Where does cereal start?

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Common Questions | Mar 19, 2018

How Do Oranges Grow?

Orange you curious?

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