Tag: Agriculture

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. […]

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 […]

Cashing in on Useless Agriculture Degrees

Every once in a while, a new report comes out that predicts growth or decline in various industries or product markets. Groups supported by the outcome usually proclaim the report as the latest and greatest news, opposing groups usually dismiss reports for their fallacies, and media outlets are looking for a chance to gain the largest […]

Agriculture Instills Family Values to be Proud Of

March marks an important month for many people in agriculture. It’s the turning point in winter where we look forward to the Spring Solstice (20th). We know that warmer weather must be just around the corner despite all of the fun weather encountered during long winter months. Farmers start the process of preparations for Spring […]

Chipotle Continues Negativity, Makes Dialogue Difficult | Part 2

As I mentioned in the previous post (See Part 1 here), I’ve spent the past few weeks chatting with marketing managers from Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) about their Food With Integrity (FWI) campaign. It’s a topic that began a few years back and includes several high-profile ad campaigns – Back to the Start, Scarecrow, and […]

Milken Global Conference | Not my Normal Experience (Part 1)

In recent years I’ve had the opportunity to attend several great conferences within the agriculture community. These travels have taken me from coast to coast and I have met many great farmers and ranchers across the country. Attending conferences is usually a highlight of seeing old friends, meeting new ones, and being exposed to new […]

5 Online Tools to Build your Farm or Ranch Business

Sometimes in the rush and routine for everything, it can be easy for us to forget that not everyone is comfortable with or knows just how to get started in social media, or with any online tools for that matter. In my article for Progressive Forage Grower magazine this month, I’ve shared 5 tips to […]

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