If ever there were a black hole for my time and efforts, graduate school would be it. Getting into the depths of my research, literature review, and thesis writing takes a lot out of a person. Last week, I announced a hiatus for my blogging efforts, at least until I finish my Master's program. I … Continue reading How can I learn where food comes from?
Can An Outsider Be Agriculture Proud?
So we've heard from many farmers and ranchers about why they are proud to be a part of Agriculture. But what about non-ag consumers? Aimee Whetstine lends her two cents for the conversation in the latest part of my month-long series featuring the diversity in Agriculture. Growing food would not be possible without someone to … Continue reading Can An Outsider Be Agriculture Proud?
Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 3)
In the previous two posts (Part 1, Part 2), I have discussed tips from my discussion with Daren Williams, Director of Communications with NCBA. Story telling is the most effective method of communication and we have a responsibility to communicate our story of production agriculture to the world. In Part 2, I gave a challenge … Continue reading Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 3)
Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 2)
(Don't forget to read part 1 first and continue to part 3 in the series.) In case you missed out on Monday... I took a quick trip to Petit Jean Mountain last week to visit with other Arkansas Young Cattlemen about becoming better leaders in our community. Daren Williams from NCBA came down and shared a … Continue reading Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 2)
Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 1)
(After reading this, please continue to parts 2 and 3.) Last week I had the opportunity to join the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association Young Cattlemen's Leadership Class for their session on media training and a tour of WinRock Farms on Petit Jean Mountain. Director of Communications for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Daren Williams (@Real_Beefman), came to … Continue reading Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 1)