Tag: Dairy

Misleading Food Labels with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer Podcast 036

Take a look at the labels on food packages near you or in your kitchen. What do you see? These food labels can confusing, leading to misinformation and often guilty feelings that we’re not doing the right thing for ourselves and our family. How do we filter through the marketing to understand what labels have […]

Fueling Greatness for the Chicago Marathon – #FuelGreatness

For anyone who has been following my story for the past few years on Twitter and Instagram, you’ll know that I’ve been seriously bitten by the running bug. Every weekend I’m out on the trails and going for a long run. In 2016, I completed my first three marathons and in June 2017, I completed […]

Beef and Dairy Checkoff | Over a Beer Podcast 022

Everyone aside from those too young remembers the iconic television commercials with Sam Elliott, a catchy tune and the phrase – Beef, It’s What’s For Dinner. But what happened to those ads? Many ranchers complain because these ads aren’t front and center. Why aren’t our Checkoff programs spending $5 million for a 30 second Super […]

Is McDonald’s All Day Breakfast Bad Business for Beef?

Today, I stopped in McDonald’s at 11 a.m. for a Sausage, Egg and Cheese McMuffin. I’m a fan of the new All Day Breakfast, which began on Tuesday, October 6 across the country. Social media rejoiced, McDonald’s proclaims a great move by listening and responding to its customers and franchisees are calling it a logistics […]

Frostbite on their teats and other cold weather farming issues | CNN Eatocracy

Despite all the cold during the past few weeks, farmers and ranchers across the country have been out and about, taking care of their livestock, and getting things done on the farm and ranch. I wrote an article that looked at several of these cold weather tasks that was published on CNN Eatocracy yesterday. It […]

#FlatRyan Learns About Antibiotics In Milk

Tennessee dairy farmer Ryan Bright, who writes Silo Skies, took us up on the offer to host Flat Ryan on his farm! And Ryan Bright’s secret agent cows from The Udder Side watched what he was up to and they prepared the following blog post on it.  Thanks Ryan! And we hope all of you enjoy […]

Artificial Insemination Goals for Dairy Farmers | Biotechnology in Cattle

A few weeks ago, I started a series featuring biotechnology tools used in cattle herds across the country. David and Jennifer Heim are friends of mine and own a dairy farm in northeast Kansas. The Heims milk 85-100 Holstein cows and raise their heifer calves as replacements. They also raise corn, soybeans, hay, and other forages, mostly […]

Undercover video reveals shocking images of Wisconsin dairy farm

Yesterday, a new undercover video was released from a Wisconsin dairy farm; a farm much like one of the many family farms across the country. Actually, after reading so many reports of animal welfare concerns, these revealing scenes from behind closed doors are pretty shocking. Watch the video for yourself. See the original undercover video […]

AgProud: Family Dairy Farming

What’s it like to be on the same land your family has farmed on since the 1800s? Trent Bown knows and it’s something to make him Agriculture Proud. I’m excited to have this Utah family dairy farmer featured on my month-long series about the diversity of Agriculture. He does a great job showing how a […]

AgProud: Tennessee Dairy Farmer Ryan Bright

Today my month-long series takes us to Philadelphia, Tennessee, visiting with 5th generation dairy farmer Ryan Bright. We’re celebrating the diversity of Agriculture by visiting with farmers, ranchers, and consumers from across the country and asking why they’re proud to be a part of Agriculture. Why are YOU Agriculture Proud? I was at the grocery […]

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