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A new producer organization, American Farmers for the Advancement and Conservation of Technology (AFACT) seeks to educate, equip and empower all participants in the food chain to understand the benefits of technology and encourage consumers to demand access to high-quality, affordable food with a minimal impact on the environment.
Farmer Voices is a new program that trains those who are passionate about agriculture to share their personal stories with others. Farmer Voices has award-winning presenters to teach you how to say it and a program to get you in front of the audience that matters. You will receive live training and professional coaching to develop presentation content, materials, social media content and effective delivery of your message. Find out more and register online on our Farmer Voices page.
Informative AFACT Webinars: Making a safe food supply even safer
American Farmers for the Advancement and Conservation of Technology (AFACT) Joins the Alliance to Feed the Future at 10:28 AM on May 13, 2011
AFACT has joined the Alliance to Feed the Future to help tell the story of modern farming from the heart of the family farmer. AFACT is comprised of farm families from across the country that seek to help all participants in the food chain to understand the benefits of technology used to produce affordable food with minimal impact on the environment. Misperceptions about how food is produced on modern farms are common, and AFACT farmers want consumers to have access to fact-based information that provides peace of mind about how today’s food is produced. (Download PDF of Full Release)
AFACT members talk with Agri-View about the importance of relating to values shared with consumers at 09:50 AM on May 09, 2011
While the daily work of a dairy farmer looks different than the routine of a typical U.S. consumer, once you look a little deeper into what each one cares about, similarities arise.
AFACT Leadership Team members talk to Agri-View about consumer trust at 09:37 AM on April 19, 2011
Recent issues of health care, war and economy have driven citizens to concern, but the matter of food safety, especially among the dairy industry, has always been a topic of interest for consumers. Fortunately, there are more resources being made available for consumers to fill this void, including the producers [...]
AFACT Offers Informative Free Webinars at 12:22 PM on March 16, 2011
AFACT now offers free webinars on timely topics, relevant to members of the American agriculture community, as part of our commitment to utilizing modern safe practices to produce safe food sustainably. Follow the link to see what we’re talking about right now.
AFACT’s Farmer Voices Program Effectively Trains Producers to Inform Consumers at 02:58 PM on August 04, 2010
Helping farmers connect from the heart with the consumer – that is the goal of the Farmer Voices program hosted by American Farmers for the Advancement and Conservation of Technology (AFACT). The first phase of Farmer Voices was held July 20-22, 2010, in Owatonna, MN.
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