Feb. Issue of We Be Jammin’ Newsletter Available

Tru Agvocates

  • Feb. Issue of We Be Jammin’ Newsletter Available

    February 23, 2017

    A senior capstone project comprised of five agricultural science majors, We Be Jammin’ is a jam-, jelly-, and butter-making business that provides customers with locally sourced products. Check out the February issue of their newsletter, “The Spread,” to see their current product offering ranging from Gooseberry Jam to Jalapeno Jelly to Pear Apple Butter.  The member spotlight … Read More

  • The myth of sustainability

    May 2, 2016

    What is sustainability to you? If you are like most of the people I interviewed, your first response is a lost gaze to the ceiling. After interviewing professors, college students, and really anyone who would take the time to talk to me, most of the answers began to have a similar theme. Fumbling through a … Read More

  • Top Ten Most Misleading Food Labels

    April 28, 2016

    Do you ever stand in the egg section of your favorite grocery store, having an internal conversation about which type of eggs you should purchase? Organic, cage-free, and naturally grown are common labels you may find on the cartons. Grocery items that are found containing these labels may be packaged in vibrant earthy tones with … Read More

  • Universities Fighting World Hunger Conference 2016

    April 14, 2016

    At the end of February I got the chance to travel to my hometown of Columbia, Missouri to attend this year’s Universities Fighting World Hunger annual summit conference. There were diverse panels of speakers and inspiring keynote speakers that gathered from all over the country and world to make progress towards the Millennium Development Goal of … Read More

  • Super Weeds!

    March 10, 2016

    The Industrial farming revolution has created a previously unfathomable amount of technology that has given farmers the ability to plow, sow, and harvest in 40 acre to 1000 acre plots. I myself have driven a tractor over a 40 acre plot, turning every inch of the soil in a single day. I distinctly remember watching … Read More