Tag: Agriculture

3 tips to improve your advocacy skills

Communication is hard, right? We’ve heard time and again over the past decade the need to “share your story” as it relates to advocacy and reaching consumers to answer questions about where our food comes from and how our food is grown. We try to make communication and advocacy complicated, but it can be broken […]

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Sharing your story of agriculture innovations

This post is sponsored by AGCO; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. As I’ve been traveling around the country much of this summer, I have encountered a slew people from many walks of life. We all come from different places and have different ways of doing things. And likely, just as many different […]

Considerations for Worker Safety When Handling Livestock

Farming and ranching continues to be one of the most dangerous occupations with more than 28 deaths per 100,000 workers every year, not accounting for those under the age of 16. Most farm accidents occur with tractor work, but don’t discount the risk of working with unpredictable live animals. Two of the major contributing factors […]

5 Tips for Managing Forage, Grazing Systems

Pasture management and grazing systems vary greatly between regions of North America. No matter when the grazing season begins in your area, there are a few common components in preparing to measure and manage your forage and grazing systems. “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” This advice once given to me by a Montana […]

Agriculture Celebrates Trees on Earth Day 2016

On Friday, April 22, communities around the globe with be celebrating Earth Day 2016. Founded in 1970, this occasion raises awareness of environmental causes, such as conservation, stewardship and sustainability – three principles agriculture communities participate in on a regular basis. This year’s Earth Day theme is “Trees For The Earth” and encourages people to plant trees […]

National Ag Day 2015 – Ranching, Sustainability, Family

Happy National Agriculture Day 2015! I can’t believe it’s been 5 years since the creation of this blog that has traveled far and wide. Over the year’s I aimed to show an example that proclaiming a pride in what you do isn’t boastful, but rather sharing enthusiasm for your passion and the values which you […]

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