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
This morning a friend shared with me a link to an Occupy Our Food Supply page. A group of "thought leaders and activists," including the likes of Willie Nelson, Michale Pollan, and Woody Harrelson, plan to invite the masses in their crusade to end corporate exploitation of our food system , starting on Monday, February … Continue reading Will you be part of the Food Conversation?
Saw this commercial on Sunday in the middle of the NHL All Star game and thought it pretty appropriate to share. Out here 9 to 5 is actually 5 to 9. Ain't that the truth. Of course, the commercial promotes sale of Honda ATVs, but it's also promoting the hard work of rural lifestyles - … Continue reading Built to Work: The Four Wheeler Farmer
Have you seen the latest commercials from America's favorite burger chain? McDonald's launched its new ad campaign on January 2nd to emphasize the quality of ingredients and a farm to fork story. The ads feature four farmers (secondary suppliers) that produce potatoes, lettuce, and beef for the restaurant chain. The cattle rancher featured in the … Continue reading McDonald’s Launches Farmer Ad Campaign
Well guess Christmas weekend is here and everyone will be a few pounds heavier when we make it to next week. I'll be at home with the family and traveling Arkansas to see a few friends. Reckon I'll be taking the week off from blogging and see ya'll in 2012 from Knoxville, TN. Go Vols! … Continue reading Photo Friday: Merry Christmas
The following video is about real animal welfare on farms and ranches across the country. Response to Mercy for Animals, Animal Cruelty video from a Texas Dairy.
This weekend I told ya'll about my latest bottle calf and asked for a vote of your favorite name. Looks like his name will be Cash (The Man in Black). Thank ya'll for the over 100 votes and I have to give credit to the "other" names that were submitted (Lucky, T-bone, Sue, Oscar, and … Continue reading Bottle Calf Cash