Cowboy Proverbs with your Sunday morning coffee

It has always amazed me that God created the wonderful landscape that we call "cow country". When I am out riding in the pastures or mountains, I can't help but be thankful for being there. I think it is one of the many reasons why farmers and ranchers are so blessed. Here's a series of … Continue reading Cowboy Proverbs with your Sunday morning coffee

Alltech Symposium Breakout Sessions Highlight Advances in Livestock Nutrition Programs

This year’s Alltech Symposium offered many great programs during the breakout sessions. Of greatest interest to me were several sessions focusing on the future of animal nutrition. I had the opportunity to attend two of these sessions. The Programs Not Products Ruminant section highlighted the need for livestock nutrition to focus on lifetime performance and … Continue reading Alltech Symposium Breakout Sessions Highlight Advances in Livestock Nutrition Programs

Why should farmers and ranchers advocate for agriculture? (Video)

I think it goes without question if you've followed my material for very long, that I am passionate about advocating for the voice of farmers and encouraging others involved in agriculture to join the conversations. While speaking at various agriculture meetings or organization events, I sometimes get blank stares from those farmer and rancher types … Continue reading Why should farmers and ranchers advocate for agriculture? (Video)

Alltech Symposium focuses on future of food production

Late last month, I had the great opportunity to travel to Lexington, Kentucky for the Alltech 29th Annual International Symposium. I was one of several guest bloggers invited to cover the event via social media. The theme of the Symposium was taking a Glimpse of food production for 2020 and beyond. There were several great … Continue reading Alltech Symposium focuses on future of food production