December is a month of food, family, friends, and holiday celebrations. As we enter the final month of the year, take an opportunity to reflect on your accomplishments and favorite moments from the past 12 months. Use these ideas for your December agriculture advocacy and blog topics. For a list of daily topics and themes, … Continue reading December Agriculture Advocacy and Blog Topics
There are several occasions throughout the year when I am looking for non-profit organizations to support. Causes related to food or agriculture will always be important to me and his is especially true for efforts to address hunger relief. With such a wide variety of occasions such as Small Business Saturday, Giving Tuesday, or just … Continue reading How You Can Support Food and Agriculture Non-Profits
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
Have you ever set out to do something that completely intimidated you, but you did it anyway? How did you feel as you crossed the finish line and finally accomplished that Big Hairy Audacious Goal? When I ran the 2021 Badger Trail 100, it was definitely an amazing feeling to cross that finish line. But … Continue reading Badger Trail 100 Miler
I’ve been struggling for a perfect way to sum up the feelings following my first 100-mile run, but I guess the best way to say it is… I did it! On July 31, continuing to the morning of August 1, I completed 101 miles at the Badger Trail 100 in Belleville, Wisconsin. The run was … Continue reading Gearing Up For My First 100-mile Run at Badger Trail 100
Raising cattle is one of the best jobs in the world. Every day is different and when working with livestock, you have no clue what’s waiting for you around the next fence post. Whether I’m traveling across the country or interacting with people online to share my agriculture story, I receive a ton of questions. … Continue reading How many calves can a beef cow have?
Summer and grilling go hand in hand. Whether we’re celebrating a major holiday, enjoying the weekend with family and friends, or marking a special occasion, the grill brings so many options to your backyard or patio. Grilling can be intimidating with so many options and a fear of messing it up (yes, even I experience … Continue reading Grilling Tips from the Beef Chefs
If you’re looking for a May race with a variety of trails and plenty of vert, the Quad Rock 25 miler (or 50 miler, if you dare) by Gnar Runners in Fort Collins just might be your race. For the second time, I completed the Quad Rock 25 race and was more than happy to … Continue reading Quad Rock 25 in Fort Collins
How you say it matters. But sometimes, what you say can have an even bigger impact on how your message is received. Word choice matters. Think back to the last time you were part of a discussion with someone from a different industry about their line of work. Did they bring up any words or … Continue reading What word choice leads to misunderstanding?
Today is April Fools’ Day. Unlike the folks over at Voltswagon, we’re not celebrating all week, but we should keep an eye out for the tricksters today. Today we’ll discuss how your advocacy message is received. Spring has sprung on the ranch in northern Colorado. We’ve finally reached a stretch of 70° days and the cows are … Continue reading How is your advocacy message received?