Falling Over Hurdles and Running My First 13.1

In seventh grade, I ran a 6:30 mile on a chilly, early Spring morning around the block in practice. Later that year, I swore to never run in public again as I tripped over (more than one) hurdle at the High School District Track Meet at Greene County Tech. In the summer of 2010, I … Continue reading Falling Over Hurdles and Running My First 13.1

Intensification. Innovation. Integration. Discussions on Wellness and Food Security at Milken Institute

What happens when you take a guy out of Montana and turn him loose in the streets of Beverly Hills? A great learning experience… A few weeks ago, I had the amazing opportunity to attend the Milken Institute Global Conference at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California. Read more about my initial response in … Continue reading Intensification. Innovation. Integration. Discussions on Wellness and Food Security at Milken Institute

Do we feed antibiotics and hormones for cattle? Ask a Farmer

Due to a large amount of criticism and misrepresentation of the facts, many people have expressed mixed ideas about the use of antibiotics and hormones for cattle farming and ranching. I have spent a large portion of my life getting well-acquainted with all stages of raising beef cattle and have a few thoughts and opinions … Continue reading Do we feed antibiotics and hormones for cattle? Ask a Farmer

Stanford releases literature review of organic foods

Earlier this week, a journal on Internal Medicine released a review from Stanford University which concluded that there are no significant health or safety benefits of choosing organic over conventionally grown foods. This is different from previous papers in that it is a review of recent, relevant studies, instead of a research study in itself. … Continue reading Stanford releases literature review of organic foods

October Advocacy and Agriculture Blog Topics

October is a month to celebrate all things Fall as we settle into bright colors on the trees and crisp, morning temperatures. As you look for advocacy themes and agriculture blog topics for the month, consider these resources for online content and conversation starters. Below you’ll find themes that are celebrated throughout the month and … Continue reading October Advocacy and Agriculture Blog Topics