Plant Breeding Ag Mag

Discovery how plant breeding works with a colorful Ag Mag from the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.

Topics include: definition of seed technology, how DNA works within the cell, what kinds of seeds are found around the world & how plant breeding has evolved.

Recommended for Grades 5-8

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Farm Fresh Podcast: GMOs: What sort of modification are we talking about?

Genetically modified organisms or GMOs are plants, animals or other organisms developed using genetic engineering.

Take a deeper dive into what that means and how scientists make those modifications with University of Illinois researcher and plant breeder, Dr. Brian Diers, in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast.

Click below to listen and remember to tune in every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. for the Farm to Table segment on WJBC Radio.


Farm Fresh Podcast: A Closer Look at Labeling

To mandate labeling or not to mandate labeling? that is the current question about foods made with ingredients containing ‘GMOs’ or Genetically Modified Organisms.

Take a deeper look at the issue with┬áTamara Nelsen, Senior Director of Commodities for Illinois Farm Bureau in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast.

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Listen to the Farm to Table segment every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. on WJBC Radio.