Finally, we get a decent snow on the ground here in Helena. There’s been a good 12-18″ of snow during the past week, most of it still on the ground, what hasn’t blown off. We’re supposed to reach close to freezing tomorrow before another 6-10″ hits us with temps dropping 20-25 below zero. And oddly […]
Earlier this month, the efforts continued to look at food and meat production with a nostalgic yearning for yesterday. This time it’s another book with a critical eye on the meat and poultry industries in the United States. I’ve shared information about these conversations in the past, including the “glass walls project” with a transparent […]
Chipotle Mexican Grill is at it again with their “Food With Integrity” campaigns. This time, they’ve spent $1 million on a four-part series of :30 videos on Hulu titled “Farmed and Dangerous”. This is a good opportunity the agriculture community needs to take advantage of. Be there to share your experiences and talk about the […]
“Who would want to eat beef, especially when you consider all the antibiotics and growth hormones used in raising the cattle.” — Actual comment that represents many online article comments. General consumer sentiment on beef today? Yes or No? If so, what can we do to change this? And I’m not looking for the easy […]
Where I’m at in the Helena Valley, I can’t really see sunsets because I’m so close to the mountains to the west. But a view to the east is often filled with all sorts of colors that change rapidly. A few minutes and bright colors can change drastically.
Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Portland, Oregon for the 2014 AgChat Foundation Regional Conference. The 2-day Conference is a smaller scale of our national conference (2014 national location to be announced soon!) and is a great opportunity for folks on a beginner level to get a more intimate opportunity to learn […]
When you’re flying out of Helena, Montana, there are two choices for flying out of town. Either you fly out at 6 a.m. or you leave on one of two mid-day flights. And during the winter, you can pretty much bet on delays somewhere along the way. Since I had just returned from the AgChat […]