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Over A Beer Podcast 037 – Farm Accidents with Dairy Carrie

In 2017, farm accidents resulted in the deaths of 416 farmers and farmworkers. Every day, about 100 agricultural workers suffer a lost-work-time injury. In 2014, an estimated 12,000 youth were injured on farms; 4,000 of these injuries were due to farm work. These statistics from the CDC are sobering. But these events are preventable. On […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ranching gives you a perspective of life… (Video)

Turns out I was writing about the Montana Stockgrowers Association LONG before I ever even knew I would be moving to Montana and working with this great group of ranchers. I’ve now met Heath and Kiley Martinell and their children and know much more about how they contribute to the Montana ranching community. This post […]

Nashville Farmers Market and Downtown

If you follow me on Facebook and/or Twitter, you’ll notice every time I go downtown in Nashville, there will be a photo posted of the AT&T building – affectionately characterized by some background Batman themed tunes. But that’s not the only thing that really catches my eye in the Music City. Back in August when […]

AgProud: Louisiana Sugarcane

Where does sugar come from? Did you first consider a farmer? Did you say Louisiana? Did you know these farmers make more than one harvest each year? These are just a few of the things 6th generation sugar cane farmer Wilson Judice will share with us today. He is definitely proud to be a part […]

AgProud: The Quality of Agriculture with PNW Rancher

Another entry for my month-long series featuring the diversity of modern Agriculture. We’re hearing from farmers, ranchers, and consumers from across the country about why they are proud to be a part of Agriculture. Today Erica Beck from the Pacific Northwest shares her thoughts. Why are YOU Agriculture Proud? If I had to sum up […]

AgProud: Family Roots in Agriculture

There is so much more to agriculture than simply farming. I plan to feature individuals who play a part in that as I continue this week with my month-long series highlighting the diversity of Agriculture. Today we hear from Daren Williams with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Daren did a little digging to find his […]

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