Do a google search for Agriculture Blog and you’ll return a long list of great agvocates sharing the story of food production around the globe. During the past few years this trend has really taken hold, but we still have a long row to hoe in closing the gap between consumers and their food sources. […]
It’s a 3 hour drive back to the house, across the Tennessee River and on highways unknown. Maybe it’s enough time for my fingers to thaw and feet to warm. After standing in the cold barn with snow cover all day, I’m mighty glad to remember the thermals and thick socks. I learned a new piece […]
Not sure who, but someone once said “My day job is better than your vacation.” Pretty sure they were talking about my life. The past week has been quite a workout for myself, Pistol, and Grulla. We’ve been gathering bulls for the end of breeding season. Everything has been pretty smooth with the exception of […]
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.
Wednesday was just another busy day at the feedyard. Plenty of cattle going through the processing barn receiving vaccinations and ear tags. The cowboys were putting off their morning pen riding as long as possible by quizzing the Vet during his monthly visit. Here I am running around like a chicken with my head cut […]
Factory Farm. Big Ag. Corporate Agriculture. CAFO. These are just a few of the terms used by those who oppose large business agriculture in today’s food production. Let’s face it, agriculture is made of many different farms, ranches, and operations, none of which are exactly the same. Some may be owned by families, others by […]
Happy Labor Day everyone. To many across the country this is a long weekend to celebrate the closing of summer; where many families get together for a party, have some BBQ and enjoy some great food. But for the people who produce that food, there is no rest. Today is just another day on the […]