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Addressing Vegan Myths with Advocacy

November 1 marks the celebration of World Vegan Day and the wrap-up of Vegan Awareness Month (October). This is just one of many national day celebrations throughout the year to promote a chosen diet or lifestyle when vegan myths are shared online. As someone who eats a plant-based diet, I always find these types of … Continue reading Addressing Vegan Myths with Advocacy

November Advocacy Toolkit 2021

November Advocacy and Agriculture Blog Topics

November is a month of gratitude and giving thanks. 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 of November and on specific weeks. While not all themes are specific to food … Continue reading November Advocacy and Agriculture Blog Topics

2021 October Advocacy And Agriculture Blog Topics

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

Research Applies to Advocacy on Plant-Based Proteins vs Beef

Over the past several years, plant-based proteins have captured the headlines when it comes to comparisons to our traditional proteins from animals and for potential competition in the meat case. Farmers, ranchers, and members of the agriculture community have railed against them and I've received threatening messages saying I need to be harsher on criticizing … Continue reading Research Applies to Advocacy on Plant-Based Proteins vs Beef

Culture and Inclusion are not just words on paper

"A culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a goal to be met by just words on paper, but it's the actions that we take. When we're talking about the culture of an organization, how do employees interact? How do leaders set the tone for the conversations that are taking place?" Those are words … Continue reading Culture and Inclusion are not just words on paper

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Agriculture Internships – tips to maximize the opportunities

Growing up on a diversified cattle ranch, I had the great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the cattle business from an early age. I had a deep dive into a large-scale cow-calf and stocker business; our family vacations were traveling to Amarillo, Texas to see our cattle in the feedlots. Despite having such an … Continue reading Agriculture Internships – tips to maximize the opportunities