“But sourcing beef from cattle raised with antibiotics or added growth hormones? No, thanks. And if ever the very best Responsibly Raised(R) beef isn’t available, we’ll let you know. Who could have a beef with that?” Your everyday American beef cattle producer. That’s who! That’s how the full page advertisement at the back of this … Continue reading A Timeline of Food With Integrity from Chipotle Mexican Grill
Farmers and ranchers are the original environmental stewards. Ever since the earliest days of open range grazing, U.S. Agriculture has been working one on one with our natural resources. There have been a few rough patches through expansion, but we have learned enormous amounts of information about working with an in our environments and that … Continue reading 10 Ways Biotechnology Improves Our Lives Beyond GMO Crops
C-SPAN holds an annual competition among high school students for the production of documentaries that address critical issues they believe need to be addressed by Congress. The 2014 competition highlighted a number of important topics with the most popular subjects being the Economy (16%), Gun Legislation (14%) and Education (13%). However, the winner of the High … Continue reading Questions about Genetic Modification | Student Brings Attention to GMO in C-SPAN Documentary
Where can I find solid information resources on biotechnology, genetically modified organisms, and the seemingly endless list of science issues that arise in discussions centered around food today? This is a big question I receive when folks are involved in discussions about hot topics related to our food supply. Folks against GMOs have a seemingly … Continue reading Science Resources that support Biotechnology and GMO in food
What's that you say? There's a rally on Market Square today? What's the cause? Oh, they are marching against GMO foods... March Against Monsanto is at it again. But what really happens when farmers grow GMOs? March Against Monsanto Today, Saturday, May 25, 2013 (2014 event is taking place on 05/24/2014, 2015 event is taking … Continue reading GMO Activists March Against Monsanto – Farmers’ Perspective
If you're concerned about genetically modified organisms (GMO) and the farmers that grow these crops, this post from my friend, Brian Scott, is worth the read. Today WordPress' Freshly Pressed blog featured this post where Brian discusses his use of GM crops and how he works with the technology and Monsanto. Brian even includes a … Continue reading I Occupy Our Food Supply Everyday [Reblog]
Instilling fear in your customer at the expense of your neighbor is weak marketing, it's wrong, and does no good for the community as a whole. It leads to the spread of misinformation, lies, and a general belief in this misinformation as fact by those who fail to do their research. Then, when concerned individuals … Continue reading Farmers quit hating on your neighbor!