Plant Protein Alternative Comparisons Go Awry

Over the past several months, many headlines have given attention to processed plant protein entering the marketplace. Let's get one thing straight, black bean burgers have been on restaurant menus for a very long time. This isn't something new. But this time, the latest iteration showed up with a bigger marketing budget. The Impossible Burger … Continue reading Plant Protein Alternative Comparisons Go Awry

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4 Steps For Real Conversations When You Disagree

Twitter and social media, in general, can be a savage place for conversations and attacks. I've had several occasions where people will reference negativity and attacks online as a reason for not engaging - especially for Twitter. Discussions about online bullying have become more prominent during President Trump's term, which may be one of the … Continue reading 4 Steps For Real Conversations When You Disagree

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Advocacy Has Become Just Another Part of Doing Business

For the better part of a decade, I have been involved in agriculture advocacy efforts. I began this blog as a simple way to share what I was doing on the ranch. That soon developed into a full network of friends and peers across the country. And today, directing programs for a growing nationwide network … Continue reading Advocacy Has Become Just Another Part of Doing Business

3 thoughts on communication and advocacy to avoid being fake news

We live in a world of constant communication. Each day there are numerous outlets where we can consume new information about the world. Google, Twitter, Facebook, television, radio, audiobooks, podcasts, emailed newsletters. The list could go on for days. But this also leads to the perpetuation of misinformation. Fake News as President Trump has coined … Continue reading 3 thoughts on communication and advocacy to avoid being fake news

Top 10 Industry Leaders Under 40 – Cattle Business

Earlier this year, I received word that I would be recognized in a group of Top 10 Industry Leaders Under 40. Of course, I have quite the excitement and appreciation for being listed among some top cattle business leaders in the region. This is a community of many hard-working, independent and bright people. So to … Continue reading Top 10 Industry Leaders Under 40 – Cattle Business