Month: January 2017

Podcast 020 – Introducing Over A Beer With Dairy Carrie

When good friends get together and sit down and catch up over a beer, you never know what will come of the conversation. This is especially true when Dairy Carrie is involved. On Episode 20 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, we launch a new series, appropriately titled, Over a Beer. On a recent visit to […]

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Podcast 019 – Raising Bison For Meat in Montana

In Episode 018 of the podcast, I visited with the National Bison Association to learn more about raising bison commercially across the United States. We touched on a fair number of statistics to describe this sector of the agriculture business on a national level. On Episode 019 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, I follow up […]

Podcast 018 – Bison Ranching with National Bison Association

When most of us hear about bison and Montana, what comes to mind? Usually, it is images of Yellowstone and free-roaming mammals of American history. While these animals have an important role in our North American heritage, bison is also becoming a popular item on restaurant menus across the country. Earlier this month, I had […]

Meet Me In Nashville – February 2

One of my favorite events of the year is coming up and I can’t wait to see friends and co-workers from across the country as we all converge in Nashville for some great BBQ and live music. Of course, there will be some great educational meetings and speakers there as well. The 2017 Cattle Industry […]

Stop prioritizing your schedule and start scheduling your priorities

It’s not that difficult to find an article these days about how Millennials work differently. We have a different sense of work-life balance, therefore, older generations may label us as lazy, unproductive, or distracted. Please, stop talking about us like we’re a disease. It’s true, in an age where my phone buzzes, email notifications pop […]

Livestock’s Long Shadow and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In 2006, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released a report titled Livestock’s Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options. The report aimed to assess the total environmental impact of global livestock and determined this sector of agriculture is among the world’s top contributors to negative environmental impacts, including Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Following […]

Land O’Lakes Pays Tribute With The Farmer by Amelia Barr

Remember when RAM Trucks paid tribute to farmers and ranchers with their 2013 campaign featuring Paul Harvey’s “So God Made A Farmer”? The video was a great success stirring conversation and emotion with impressive scenes from America’s heartland. The video debuted during the Super Bowl and has since garnered 20+ million views online. Take a […]

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