Podcast 023 – Fighting With Activists Over A Beer

We'd be lying if we said occasionally getting into a fight with activists isn't fun and entertaining. But it is also exhausting and can make you look like a fool. On Episode 023 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, Ryan Goodman and Carrie Mess continue the Over A Beer series talking about hot topics in agriculture. This … Continue reading Podcast 023 – Fighting With Activists Over A Beer

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Podcast 016 – Western Author on Sharing Your Story

For years, we've talked about sharing your story in the context of agriculture advocacy. Today, while there is an increasing number of agriculture advocates sharing their stories on blogs, that doesn't mean we're doing it in the most effective manner to reach the audience we truly would like to reach. On Episode 016 of the … Continue reading Podcast 016 – Western Author on Sharing Your Story

Documentaries Changing Minds About Agriculture…

What fuels human existence? Agriculture. There are over 550 million farms in the world today growing our food, fiber and products that we need to survive as humans. The existence of 7 billion people, soon to be 9 billion, is almost entirely dependent on the sector of farms, farmers and agribusinesses that we call agriculture. … Continue reading Documentaries Changing Minds About Agriculture…

Response to Subway Antibiotic Free Meat

News that Subway will soon be serving protein from animals never receiving antibiotics hit the waves in a big way this week. The announcement was made following pressure from activist groups, not necessarily customer buying trends. Inflaming this situation was the fact that they continued to delete comments from their social media feeds from individuals … Continue reading Response to Subway Antibiotic Free Meat

Visiting San Antonio, the Alamo, and a busy Cattle Industry Convention

In my last blog post, I started a conversation about this month's trip to San Antonio, but got side tracked with other issues surrounding life now and clouding my vision. So today, we look at the fun about the travel. Despite having lived in the Lone Star state, I had never made the trip to … Continue reading Visiting San Antonio, the Alamo, and a busy Cattle Industry Convention

Perspectives Divide and Offer Opportunity for Growth

Growing up in Arkansas, the cattle business was fairly lax when it came to politics, environmental concerns, and general camaraderie of the industry. Moving to Montana has given me a few new perspectives on things. Earlier this month, I traveled to San Antonio for work at the annual Cattle Industry Convention. This was their largest … Continue reading Perspectives Divide and Offer Opportunity for Growth