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Book of the Month, June 2022 - The Code Breaker

June 2022 — The Code Breaker

Conversations, optimism and concern about gene editing, CRISPR, and other DNA-focused technologies have been growing over the last several years, particularly with the quick development of vaccines for COVID-19. The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race*+ by Walter Isaacson follows the career and discoveries of a scientist who made significant… Continue reading June 2022 — The Code Breaker

Book of the Month, May 2022 - Drive-Thru Dreams

May 2022 — Drive-Thru Dreams

In this Amazon Editors’ Pick, we’re going to pivot this month to dive into a little history and evolution of an American icon: the fast food joint. Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America’s Fast Food Kingdom*+ by Adam Chandler comes with several rave reviews on Amazon and a promising write-up: Most any honest person… Continue reading May 2022 — Drive-Thru Dreams

Apr. 2022 - A Taste of Generation Yum, Book of the Month

April 2022 — A Taste of Generation Yum

It’s not often that Millennials are referred to their original generational name, Generation Y (Gen X and Gen Z make total sense now, right?). Eve Turow-Paul, author of A Taste of Generation YUM: How the Millennial Generation’s Love for Organic Fare, Celebrity Chefs and microbrews Will Make or Break the Future of Food* utilizes that perfectly with… Continue reading April 2022 — A Taste of Generation Yum

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AgBookClub 2022 Selections

New year, new reads! Here's a preview of what's to come with AgBookClub in 2022. We invite any and all to join! The #AgBookClub Twitter chat takes place every Wednesday at 8pm Central time. (First time joining a Twitter chat? Here's a quick guide to everything you need to know.) January The first selection of… Continue reading AgBookClub 2022 Selections

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AgBookClub 2021 Selections

2020 may not have been what anyone expected, but it will soon be time to turn a new page into 2021. We know that the year will be off to a slow start in many places (thanks, COVID), but that doesn't mean AgBookClub has gone by the wayside - in fact, we're stronger than ever… Continue reading AgBookClub 2021 Selections

Book of the Month, Mar. 2022 - The Wizard and the Prophet

March 2022 — The Wizard and the Prophet

We live in a very diverse environment when it comes to opinions about various topics – food, favorite sports team, politics – you name it. The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s World*+ by Charles C. Mann, an Amazon Editors’ Pick, brings us two differing approaches on how to… Continue reading March 2022 — The Wizard and the Prophet

Book of the Month, Feb. 2022 - An Industry Worth Fighting For

February 2022 — An Industry Worth Fighting For

Our February pick is a new release from a dairy farmer in the Pacific Northwest. An Industry Worth Fighting For* by Derrick Josi with Steve Olivas. Derrick has been highly engaged in promoting agriculture through social media as TDF Honest Farming.  A storm cuts through the placid Oregon skies. Not a meteorological event—rather, an onslaught aimed at… Continue reading February 2022 — An Industry Worth Fighting For