Trusting Agricultural Science;”Farmland” Movie Released on DVD
The issue of whether to trust agricultural science and scientists is coming to a head as there is a demand for more science-based information. Recent examples like removing potatoes from the WIC program and then turning around and putting them back in…or that eggs are a cholesterol demon to be avoided when new research says not to worry about that. Ag Secretrary Vilsack said in an interview, "Science, like everything else, evolves.”
If you didn’t catch the movie, “Farmland” in the theatre you can soon pick up your very own copy on DVD at your local Walmart. The film by Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Moll offers a firsthand glimpse inside the world of farming by showcasing the lives of six young farmers and ranchers in their twenties. During its theatrical debut in 2014, FARMLAND was shown in more than 170 theaters across the country. The film was also featured at film festivals in Atlanta, Cleveland, Nashville and Newport Beach, Calif.