Soylent Speaks Out On GMO Safety

Just a quick note today on the topic of Genetically Modified Organisms. As debates heat up about the labeling of food products containing GMO ingredients, food companies have been slowly taking stances on the issue. In case you haven't been paying attention, Vermont passed a law to require labeling, which went into effect on July … Continue reading Soylent Speaks Out On GMO Safety

Western Author on Sharing Your Story | Agriculture Proud Podcast 016

For years, we've talked about sharing your story in the context of agriculture advocacy. Today, while there is an increasing number of agriculture advocates sharing their stories on blogs, that doesn't mean we're doing it in the most effective manner to reach the audience we truly would like to reach. On Episode 016 of the … Continue reading Western Author on Sharing Your Story | Agriculture Proud Podcast 016

5 tips to be a more consistent blogger

Over the past six years, I've literally written and/or posted thousands of blog posts and articles on this blog, employers or friends' sites and industry publications. At times, I have been sharing and curating 5+ articles every week for numerous months. This can be exhausting and, if not managed well, detract from quality work in … Continue reading 5 tips to be a more consistent blogger

Does Feeding Pregnant Cows Impact Profitability Through Calf Finishing?

Farmers and ranchers love feeding their cattle. There's just something about going out to the field and emptying a bag of cubes or dropping off a few more protein tubs. This is especially true for livestock producers in the Southeastern U.S. with smaller herds. But does that extra feed pay off in the long run? … Continue reading Does Feeding Pregnant Cows Impact Profitability Through Calf Finishing?

Feedlot Employees Tweet Experiences Raising Cattle

During the past few years, I've frequently shared my experience working in and with a cattle feedlot. From a young age, my family sent our cattle to feedlots in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles and our Spring Break "vacation" involved a drive to Amarillo to see those cattle. During college, I had the opportunity to … Continue reading Feedlot Employees Tweet Experiences Raising Cattle

Christy Gerdes | Montana Running Ranchers

Today we’ll continue with a series on the Montana Running Ranchers relay team. The team will be participating in the Ragnar 200-mile relay event in Hawaii, October 14-15, 2016. The team uses this event as an advocacy opportunity to share the message of beef in a healthy diet and Montana ranching with runners and athletes from across … Continue reading Christy Gerdes | Montana Running Ranchers

Livestock Pests with Bayer Entomologist | Agriculture Proud Podcast 014

I'll be the first to admit, I didn't really care for my livestock entomology course in college. Fortunately for us, there are people who love the subject and work to study the flies and biting pests that we often find during these long, hot summer days. On Episode 014 of the Agriculture Proud podcast, I … Continue reading Livestock Pests with Bayer Entomologist | Agriculture Proud Podcast 014