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Why the 9 Essential Nutrients in Milk Matter for Kids

by Lauren Manaker, MS, RDN, LD, CLEC-registered dietitian

Known for building strong bones, cow’s milk does so much more! Did you know that milk contains antioxidants? This tasty drink also provides 9 essential nutrients. No wonder the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests children drink milk every day.
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"Just Farmers" or Scientists in Overalls?

by Melinda Hemmelgarn, M.S., R.D.

Organic farmers aren’t “just” farmers. They stand at the forefront of preventive medicine. By producing safe and nutritious food -- without synthetic fertilizers or chemicals, antibiotics or hormones -- organic farmers protect our environment, there
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Exciting Research Breeds Seeds for Microclimates

by Michael Sligh and Kelli Dale of RAFI-USA

Through a grant provided by the Farmers Advocating For Organic (FAFO) program, Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI) is working with Major Goodman to develop organic seeds well suited for sustainable farming in the Southeast.