So… Agriculture is destroying the planet, as judged by people who are destroying a desert? Each year for my birthday, I try to do something for myself. In the midst of a busy summer and fall schedule, it's nice to take a little time to get away when I can. This year, work travel took … Continue reading Destroying a Desert – Starting a Labor Day Road Trip
This weekend, work took me on a quick trip to San Diego to work with nutrition students at San Diego State University. With Spring winds kicking up in Colorado, you can bet I was packing trail shoes for an opportunity to knock off a few warm weather miles. This ended with me discovering Mission Trails Regional … Continue reading Mission Trails Regional Park in San Diego
No lie, this cropped up in my inbox a few weeks back. I hope you see the same humor in it that I do. A Hollywood casting call is looking for that perfect ranching family. They will all need to have rugged good looks, witty humor, chase grizzlies by day, write poetry and play the harmonica by … Continue reading Casting Call: Hollywood-Perfect Ranching Family
Ryan is back to school and the Agriculture Proud Banditas are back to hijacking this blog! Today's post is by Megan Brown a commercial cattle rancher from California. Meg loves agriculture, food and cooking and in addition to the ranch works a job as a paralegal. You can read more about Megan and … Continue reading I am a commercial cattle rancher.
Bandita Jenny Dewey is a country girl at heart. Born and raised in Northern California and growing up in her parent's butcher shop and deli, agriculture has always been a part of her life. She recently followed her heart to North Dakota where she is now engaged to a Sunflower farmer and … Continue reading North Dakota Agriculture from a Born and Raised California Girl
Today's Bandita is Kelly Rivard. Kelly is a country girl living in downtown Kansas City, where she works a day job in agricultural communications. When she isn’t at the office, she’s visiting farms and ranches, learning how to cook healthy for one, or trying to play the ukulele. Her adventures in agriculture and urban living can … Continue reading The United States of Agriculture.
What does it take to care for the animals that will one day become food on our plates? This California veterinarian does a great job of sharing that story, and I am very glad to have them as a part of my month-long series highlighting the diversity of modern agriculture. Why are YOU Agriculture Proud? … Continue reading AgProud: The Farm Veterinarian
Here's another visit to California in my month-long series celebrating the diversity in Agriculture. We've been hearing from farmers, ranchers, and consumers and learning why they are proud to be a part of Agriculture. Today we hear from Jenny Dewey, who comes from a family of butchers. She does great work in sharing where our … Continue reading AgProud: Jenny Dewey Chico Locker and Sausage
Continuing my Agriculture Proud series today with a type of agriculture so many forget is actual farming. We're celebrating the diversity of agriculture, hearing from farmers, ranchers, and consumers on why they are proud to be a part of ag. Why are YOU Agriculture Proud? A forester is an agriculturalist, whose crop is slightly different … Continue reading AgProud: California Sustainable Wood
Today kicks off my month-long series celebrating the diversity in Agriculture. Check back all month long for featured farmers, ranchers, and consumers from across the country sharing why they are proud to be a part of Agriculture. Why are YOU Agriculture Proud? I weighed just over two pounds when I was born into this world. … Continue reading AgProud: Mal The Beef Gal