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(Posted Wed. Jun 11th, 2014)

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In the latest of its Food Dialogues event series, the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance this week held a panel conversation on integrity in food marketing, to explore how the entire food chain – from the farm field to the dinner table – can share information on complex food-production issues while not confusing, misrepresenting or alarming consumers.   “As a corn grower who has seen first-hand how quickly myths about …

(Posted Wed. Apr 23rd, 2014)

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Special previews of the new documentary FARMLAND, produced by Academy Award-winning director James Moll, are taking place in special venues and film festivals around the country as the May 1 public premiere kicks off in more than 100 communities across the United States.   The documentary was produced with the generous support of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA), of which the National Corn Growers Association is a founding …

(Posted Tue. Mar 25th, 2014)

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Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Moll’s new feature length documentary, Farmland, will be released nationally May 1.  The film will be distributed via D&E Entertainment in more than 60 major markets. Numerous national exhibitors will be carrying the film, including Regal Cinemas, Marcus Theatres, Carmike Cinemas, Landmark Theatres and many key independent theaters.   The film will have its New York premiere at a private screening April 17, during the 2014 …

(Posted Wed. Nov 27th, 2013)

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Nov. 27: Feature length documentary, Farmland, from Oscar®-winning filmmaker, James Moll, follows the next generation of American farmers and ranchers, all in their 20s, in various regions across the US. Moll spent five months meeting farmers and ranchers before he settled on the six who are featured in Farmland. In order to authentically tell the story through the eyes of this next generation, Moll extensively researched the subject …

(Posted Thu. Sep 19th, 2013)

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Sept. 19:  Following the success of the Food Dialogues event series, the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers and some of its affiliates have kicked off a series of regional events to bring communities together to talk about food and farm issues. Today, two events took place in Columbia, Mo., and Raleigh, N.C.   The first event, in North Carolina, was held in conjunction with the North Carolina Animal Agriculture Coalition.  …

(Posted Thu. Aug 22nd, 2013)

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Aug. 22:  Following the success of the Food Dialogues event series, the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers and some of its affiliates have kicked off a series of regional events to bring communities together to talk about food and farm issues.   “We’re very proud to be part of USFRA and bring the conversation about food and farming from our fields to homes across America,” said NCGA Corn Board member Mike …

(Posted Thu. Jan 17th, 2013)

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Jan. 17: The National Corn Growers Association’s annual Priority and Policy Conference wrapped up today in St. Louis, concluding a series of discussions on state and national priorities for 2014, NCGA policies and a keynote presentation on the ongoing activities of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. This in-depth look at program research, accomplishments and plans allowed the grower leaders and state organization representatives in attendance to share important information …