One lesson COVID-19 has taught our country is agriculture is essential. “We can't replace people getting up and doing the chores," says Dan Thomson, chair of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University.
Americans eat nearly 50 billion burgers a year—about 3 burgers a week for each person in the U.S. While May 28th is National Burger Day, we can’t help but add a slice of cheese to celebrate all over again!
A bus that normally is full of students, is now delivering meals to students in need. Hardin-Central School District was forced to close over COVID-19 concerns, meaning some students may have been without enough food.
The Sonja Hillgren Memorial Scholarship provides three university students who have a passion for food and agriculture with $1,500 each, professional development opportunities and mentoring from Farm Journal staff.