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January 24: In this episode of Cornell University’s Extension Out Loud podcast, the daughter and granddaughter of Dr. Robert Baker talk about Baker’s inventiveness with chicken--including the creation of chicken nuggets. You can explore other topics on Extension Out Loudhere.January 22-23: IndigoAg promotes itself as “a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet.” Two company initiatives are of particular interest to farmers: Indigo Carbon and Indigo Marketplace. Click the links to learn more.January 21: Rural Community Insurance Company (RCIS) is a crop insurance provider based in Anoka, Minnesota, serving all 50 states.January 20: Russell Consulting Group--a subsidiary of CHS Hedging--offers marketing and financial advising to farmer customers across the United States and Canada.January 16-17: Sipcam Agro is the United States subsidiary of an Italian company selling ag chemicals.January 15: You can purchase a copy of Philip Bradshaw’s book, Your Food - My Adventure, from the usual booksellers and from Archway Publishing.January 14: Milo Insulation in Tulia, Texas, makes and sells blow-in type insulation made from grain sorghum. You can hear more about the company and how the process works by listening to this episode of the Smart Talk podcast, produced by the National Sorghum Producers. January 13: Get an overview and find out the latest on the United Soybean Board’s sustainability efforts here.January 10: Certified Angus Beef started in 1978 to become the first branded beef program.January 9: FarmTrade.com recently updated its website landing page, where farmers can name their price for the ag chemicals they need. FarmTrade is a new sponsoring advertiser in the Farm to Fork program and they are offering F2F listeners a special discount for their first purchase through the service. Just put FARM TO FORK in the purchase order number box when ordering online (or mention it when ordering by phone) and 1% of your purchase price will be discounted.January 7-8: During a recent Farm Foundation forum on Exploring Outcome-Based Pricing in Agriculture, Iowa farmer Ben Riensche offered his perspective on the topic. Other panelists included Chad Bilby with Bayer Crop Science and Joe Young, president and COO of Growers Edge Financial.January 6: The Farm Credit system will be training its employees to identify signs of stress in farmers and ranchers and providing resources to folks who could use some help. Additionally, Farm Credit is also underwriting this training for staff of the American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Farmers Union.