Book of the Month, Jan. 2022 - Resetting the Table

January 2022 — Resetting the Table

The first selection of the new year is a book published less than a year ago with a title perfect for the first pick of 2022. Here’s a brief synopsis of what to expect from Resetting the Table: Straight Talk About the Food We Grow and Eat*+ by Robert Paarlberg. Consumers want to know more about their… Continue reading January 2022 — Resetting the Table

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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

Book of the Month, Dec. 2021 - Stories from the Heartland

December 2021 — Stories from the Heartland

And for our final selection of 2021, we will dive into Stories from the Heartland by Max Armstrong. This memoir covers the career and experiences of the popular farm broadcaster. This book fits the end-of-year trifecta: it's compact (for easy travel), it's short (we know December is a busy month for most), and - best of… Continue reading December 2021 — Stories from the Heartland

Book of the Month, Nov. 2021 - Epitaph for a Peach

November 2021 — Epitaph for a Peach

We've made it to Halloween, which seems to unofficially kick off the slide into the holiday season. Since it's such a busy time of year, we're always on the lookout for a lighter read to fit the mood of the season. November's selection is Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm by… Continue reading November 2021 — Epitaph for a Peach

Book of the Month, Oct. 2021 - Out of the Shadows

October 2021 — Out of the Shadows

October is the peak of fall in the Midwest, as well as harvest season across the heartland. But where does all of the harvested corn and soybeans go? We're hoping that October's selection, Out of the Shadows: The New Merchants of Grain by Jonathan Kingsman, provides some insight. Here’s a quick summary of the book:… Continue reading October 2021 — Out of the Shadows