Tag: science

Cross Country Road Trip Update

I’ve been out-of-pocket for the past few weeks. I took part in a Grazing Lands Ecology course this summer where we visited 7 states and traveled 2,600 miles over the course of 2 weeks. We started in Charlotte, traveled down to Clemson, all the way across Tennessee, up to Missouri and Kansas City, over to […]

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Science Resources that support Biotechnology and GMO in food

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 […]

Farm Bill message to our Senators

The Farm Bill is an important part of this country’s government system that allows American Food and Agriculture to operate properly with both interstate and international trade, food safety, and consumer food programs. We may disagree on specific aspects of legislation, but one thing is certain – Our leaders on the on the Hill need […]

BSE Confirmed In California Cow – Food Supply Safe

On Tuesday, April 24, USDA released a statement confirming a case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) from a cow in California. The cow did not enter the food chain. There is no threat to the American beef supply. BSE never poses a threat to the milk supply. A single case of BSE does not pose […]

I Am Agriculture Proud

National Agriculture Day – What does it mean to you? My role in Agriculture has changed a bit since this time last year. In 2011 I was staring down the nose of some rank Brangus momma cows as I tagged their newborn calves. Day in and out I found myself in the middle of a […]

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