Author: Ryan Goodman

Ryan Goodman lives in Colorado, is an avid trail and ultrarunner, and works with farmers and ranchers to help them share their stories of agriculture and how food is raised. Connect with Ryan online as @BeefRunner. #TeamBeef.

Animal Care Questions via @agchat

The following note was posted via @agchat for the discussion on 2/2/10. This week’s topic is Animal Care in response to the recent events in national media and efforts to eliminate animal agriculture by animal rights groups People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS, *Note: […]

Performance of cattle grazing endophyte infected tall fescue compared novel endophyte or endophyte free tall fescue

This is a paper I wrote covering the effects of grazing tall fescue on cattle. I learned a lot on the topic and I hope you will too! Enjoy! Performance of cattle grazing endophyte infected tall fescue compared novel endophyte or endophyte free tall fescue ABSTRACT Tall fescue (Festuca arudinacea) is a cool-season forage used […]

Animal Identification

This is a group paper written over the pros and cons of animal identification. This topic has been a constant controversy between producers with recent legislation proposals in congress. Everyone has their own opinion on the issue, as for me I have mine but I will keep them to myself till later. Enjoy! Animal Identification […]

Thank A Farmer

Or maybe a rancher too. As I am preparing to give a persusasive presentation in my speech class, I was trying to decide what topic would be easiest to choose. Then I got to thinking why not choose a topic that I really want to share and inform these 30 people in my class. It […]

Cowboy Ethics…

I just finished reading Cowboy Ethics, a book focused on showing the financial world how far they have moved away from the values and principles that some of this country’s greatest heros lived for. I originally bought the book because I was intrigued by the photography of the American West, but as soon as I […]

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