Category: Video

#FlatRyan Learns About Antibiotics In Milk

Tennessee dairy farmer Ryan Bright, who writes Silo Skies, took us up on the offer to host Flat Ryan on his farm! And Ryan Bright’s secret agent cows from The Udder Side watched what he was up to and they prepared the following blog post on it.  Thanks Ryan! And we hope all of you enjoy […]

Chevy Silverado Ad Features Rural America (Video)

If you’ve tagged along on my social media feeds for very long, you’ll note that I’m a big fan of regional country music out of Oklahoma and Texas. After all, Stillwater, the home of my alma mater, is the origination of Red Dirt music. So a new ad from Chevy Silverado caught my ear with […]

Breeding Season coming to a close

Earlier this week, I was busy in the barn at one of our farms despite the humidity and rain. We were working cattle and pulling bulls from the cow herds. The calves were receiving their first round of vaccinations (2 shots – one to protect against 7 different Clostridiums and Pinkeye, another for Respiratory diseases), […]

Why should farmers and ranchers advocate for agriculture? (Video)

I think it goes without question if you’ve followed my material for very long, that I am passionate about advocating for the voice of farmers and encouraging others involved in agriculture to join the conversations. While speaking at various agriculture meetings or organization events, I sometimes get blank stares from those farmer and rancher types […]

If slaughter houses had glass walls… (Video)

In the debate over transparency in our food systems and recent ‘ag gag’ bills/laws across the country, there has been a lot of fuss about slaughterhouses and the consumers’ ability to visualize what happens during livestock slaughter. The New York Times ran an opinion article titled “Open the Slaughterhouses” that opened debate on the ‘ag […]

How do ‘ag gag’ laws affect farm transparency?

Do you feel that the so-called “ag gag” bills are prohibitive? Will these laws hamper efforts to stop animal cruelty? Does this impede our efforts for transparency in the food systems? I will start this off with a disclaimer that I am not very familiar with the legislation being passed. I am not educated in legal issues, […]

My favorite YouTube channels for ag, food, and farm

What are your favorite online channels for videos related to agriculture, food, and farm topics? I have my own subscription list on YouTube of my favorite video channels. It includes everything from my favorite music artists, some good devotional updates, and plenty of farmer bloggers. But I couldn’t find another list to grow my collection. […]

Ranching Awesome (Thrift Shop Parody From the Farm)

Ryan featured this on the Ag Proud Facebook page yesterday but wanted to be sure you all saw the latest effort from Kansas rancher Derek Klingenberg and his Klingenberg Farms Studios. His family farm stars in another great video — this is Ranching Awesome a Thrift Shop parody. So, what’s your favorite scene? I really like Derek & […]

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