Tag: Advocacy

Audio: Beef Advocacy with High Plains Journal

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio, Texas. This was my eighth time to attend the meeting over the years as I’ve been involved in beef advocacy. I’ve had the opportunity to hold several roles, including state host, state staff, trade show exhibitor, and now as […]

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Audio: Program Helps Beef Producers With Advocacy Skills

Each year, I’m on the road doing more than 70 presentations and workshops with beef farmers and ranchers across the community. I’m very lucky to have a job that allows me to work with people doing what I love and helping these awesome people be more confident and comfortable sharing their stories. While in Oklahoma […]

Over A Beer Podcast 030 – The First Round With Dairy Carrie

It’s been a few years since Dairy Carrie and I sat down with a pitcher (or a few) of Spotted Cow beer in the back room of the Crawfish Junction bar in Milford, Wisconsin and recorded several episodes for my podcast (formerly known as Agriculture Proud). And, of course, we titled the series Over A […]

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 […]

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 […]

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