Top 5 Farmers to Follow on YouTube

The total number of people who use YouTube – 1,300,000,000. 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute! Almost 5 billion videos are watched on YouTube every single day. (Source) Video is by far the top format for consuming content online today. YouTube has long been a mainstay in this medium. However, the power … Continue reading Top 5 Farmers to Follow on YouTube

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Safety and Impact of Genetically Modified Crops in the Food Supply

Questions about Genetic Modification | Student Brings Attention to GMO in C-SPAN Documentary

C-SPAN holds an annual competition among high school students for the production of documentaries that address critical issues they believe need to be addressed by Congress. The 2014 competition highlighted a number of important topics with the most popular subjects being the Economy (16%), Gun Legislation (14%) and Education (13%). However, the winner of the High … Continue reading Questions about Genetic Modification | Student Brings Attention to GMO in C-SPAN Documentary

Ranching gives you a perspective of life… (Video)

Turns out I was writing about the Montana Stockgrowers Association LONG before I ever even knew I would be moving to Montana and working with this great group of ranchers. I've now met Heath and Kiley Martinell and their children and know much more about how they contribute to the Montana ranching community. This post … Continue reading Ranching gives you a perspective of life… (Video)

Turkey welfare and slaughter Video with Dr. Temple Grandin

Over the past several years, I have been engaged in several conversations about transparency, animal welfare, and requests for more information about how livestock make it to our plates. Recently, American Meat Institute has teamed up with Dr. Temple Grandin, a well-know animal scientist who focuses on improving animal welfare practices, especially during slaughter. The … Continue reading Turkey welfare and slaughter Video with Dr. Temple Grandin

Tennessee #SocialBeef Social Media Training

I absolutely love days where I can sit talk with farmers and ranchers and encourage them to reach out of their comfort zone to share their stories. This past week, the Tennessee Beef Industry Council and Tennessee Cattlemen's Association offered me that opportunity. Lauren Chase and I were both very grateful for the chance to … Continue reading Tennessee #SocialBeef Social Media Training