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"Dairyland" is Trending Obsolete

[Photo by EPA, Public Domain]

By Homer Coldfield (fictional farm & rural contributor)

I’ve been itching to get my turn at this digital soapbox to give you all a little perspective, especially you Wisconsin urban-ites driving around with “America’s Dairyland” on your license plates as if you all identified with Holsteins and manure. 745 more words

Politics

Trust but Verify...

I did an interview last week with a reporter who asked,Why does your farm participate in 3rd party animal welfare audits?”

My answer: 636 more words

Beef

lindsaychichester reblogged this on Agricultural with Dr Lindsay and commented:

Please take a moment to read Anne's post today, and sign up for her blog if you do not yet follow it. Anne is a very well respected cattle feedlot owner and operator, who is very hands-on with all day-to-day activities. Anne spends a lot of time sharing what she does on her feedlot via this blog and through various public venues. Thanks Anne for what you do!

Trust but Verify...

I did an interview last week with a reporter who asked,Why does your farm participate in 3rd party animal welfare audits?”

My answer: 636 more words

Beef

Gawker Attack on Food Babe

I normally don’t post any such rants on social media because it’s annoying but this one I can’t let go! All day Tuesday this Gawker attack on Foodbabe was trending on Facebook. 483 more words

Lifestyle

Food and Agriculture

Increase in Food production and its Impact on the Environment and Food Safety: 

In the United States, we are fortunate to have an abundant supply of food. 871 more words

Education

Misleading poor, dumb constituents

What’s a politician to do? Tell the truth and risk alienating your industrial agriculture benefactors (Farm Bureau, Iowa Pork Producers, Iowa Corn Growers, etc) or tell half truths and hope your poor, dumb constituents are too stupid to know the difference. 50 more words

Environment

Created Equal....

http://blog.humanesociety.org/wayne/2015/03/evangelical-leader-barrett-duke-interview.html#comment-784

You mentioned you believe that humans are more important than animals and then later said “We can’t function in this world without our animal co-inhabitants”. 79 more words

Holistic Living