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Earls Certified Humane Beef Highlights Concern About Marketing Labels

During the past few weeks, Canadian cattle farmers and ranchers have been disgruntled as a popular restaurant chain, Earls Kitchen + Bar, made an announcement that it would begin sourcing its beef from a Kansas and program specializing in Certified Humane Beef products because Canadian beef sources could not supply its restaurants. The initial reaction by […]

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Wildfires Devastating Western States Ranchers

During the summer of 2015, weather in the Northwest U.S. has been dominated by fire season. While the eastern half of the country experienced a wet and cold winter this year, we were well above average on temperatures and dry during a season when most of our annual moisture arrives in the form of snow […]

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The United States of Agriculture.

Today’s Bandita is Kelly Rivard. Kelly is a country girl living in downtown Kansas City, where she works a day job in agricultural communications. When she isn’t at the office, she’s visiting farms and ranches, learning how to cook healthy for one, or trying to play the ukulele. Her adventures in agriculture and urban living can […]

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AgChat attendees swap agriculture items from across states

I spent most of last week in Kansas City with more than 100 farmers and agriculture professionals, learning to better utilize social media when sharing our stories. We had a great week catching up with everyone, many were first time contacts IRL (in real life). It’s a pretty neat experience to network with someone via […]

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Thoughts on Humane Animal Handling

Earlier this week, #AgChat hosted a discussion over Humane Animal Handling, including third-party audited verification of handling practices for farms and ranches. I found it unusual to have a topic this closely related to actual daily livestock production, so I made a little extra effort to join in. The archives of the discussion are posted […]

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Lessons To Learn From The Muck Boots Blunder

Earlier this week, social media feeds were busy for the Original Muck Boots Company as members of agriculture and hunting communities became very upset at an apparent fundraiser for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS; an animal rights activist organization who continually lobbies against activities in animal agriculture, hunting, trapping, and fishing). On […]

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Updated: Muck Boots Sleeps While Social Media Lights Up Over HSUS Fundraiser | #WhatTheMuck

Please note the updated information and timeline of events as the unfolded. Scroll to end of post to read more. Click here to view Part 2 with my observations and to join the discussion on lessons learned from the event. Facebook’s News Feed algorithms can be a real pain in the rear for most folks, […]

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