Another Animal Rights (Mercy For Animals) group is at it again; releasing videos of animal cruelty on their labeled "factory farms." This time it's a swine farm in Iowa that supplies to groceries like Costco and Krogers. The most pig raising I've ever done is raising a few for freezer pork as a kid, but … Continue reading Pig Farmers Care For Their Animals
Farm Tour: Clark County, Ohio
Back in October, I took us to three different farmers and ranchers who share their story of Agriculture through blogs and social media. This week I want to continue this "Farm Tour" by featuring Sam Wildman. Sam is an 8th generation family farmer from Clark County, Ohio where his family raises swine. Enjoy this post … Continue reading Farm Tour: Clark County, Ohio
Brooke is Ag-Thankful
I’m a transplant. I was born in Franklin, Ind., where I was surrounded by corn and soybeans and learned the importance of Sunday service and hard work. By the luck of a spinning globe and a dart, my parents, two siblings and I relocated to Perkins, Okla. where I picked up a cattle halter and … Continue reading Brooke is Ag-Thankful
Roy is Ag-Thankful
How does one go from selling farm equipment to working with the Oklahoma Pork Council? Let's find out as we here from Roy Lee Lindsey in today's guest post! I’m thankful for a work ethic instilled in me by my parents and responsibilities around the family’s farm and our farm equipment dealership. From the time … Continue reading Roy is Ag-Thankful
Big or Small, We All Produce Food!
It's all the new food craze. Buy Local! Go to the farmer's market! Meet your local farmers! Stay away from big company food products! Go organic! Stay away from Antibiotics and Hormones! I think someone missed the point. Getting to know who produces your food is a great thing! Buying from farmer's markets and supporting … Continue reading Big or Small, We All Produce Food!
Hog Farm Tour
Taking a look at previous posts, I realized I have been short on information about pork producers. Well, it is about time I fix that. This week I would like to share with you a video from the Illinois Farm Bureau Youtube Channel. This video gives viewers a tour of a hog farm with 3rd … Continue reading Hog Farm Tour