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Wealthier Americans know less than they think about food

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While socioeconomics play a significant role in Americans’ opinions about food safety and in their purchasing decisions, higher income doesn’t always correlate with informed choices.

Shenandoah farmers continue free movie tradition

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Members of the Shenandoah County Farm Bureau have been sharing their love of agriculture with their neighbors by showing free movies. And the four-year tradition continues this April.

Farming group says GMO movie may help change minds

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The U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance believes the documentary Food Evolution may go a long way toward changing people’s minds about genetically modified organisms in agriculture.

Updated website aims to clear up confusion about GMOs

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Consumers continue to be bombarded with conflicting information about GMOs, but a website that was created in 2013 strives to solve that dilemma.

Nation’s land-grant universities are source of education, ag evolution

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Past and recent agricultural graduates of Virginia State University and Virginia Tech have participated in a long-celebrated partnership between U.S. land-grant universities and agriculture.

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