Welcome

Posted by: | Posted on: January 10, 2016
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FarmsFoodFun.com is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to raise awareness of the agri-food industry by providing educational programs and resources to schools and school boards.

The purpose of Farms Food Fun is to continue growing agri-food awareness by providing you with information and resources on the agri-industry. There have been some fun elements added to the site in order to make it enjoyable for all ages.


Problems of today’s farming related to water consumption

Posted by: | Posted on: November 1, 2016
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Did you know that only farms working with livestock consume 15 trillion gallons of water per year?

Do you realize how much water is spent on crop-growing farms? We bet x100 or more than that.

However, without this water spent today’s US agriculture can’t live. The question is, what are the implications and what can be done to save water. Such a huge consumption of water may have a certain detrimental effect, but how should we approach this problem?

We plan to discuss this issue in a series of upcoming articles.

In the meanwhile, though, have a look at this chart from Seametrics:

infographic-farm-water

Stay tuned!