A long, long time ago, when Gameboys were black and white and Pokemon was first popular, I was the proud trainer of a pretty ferocious Charizard. My brother and I were obsessed with Pokemon, spending as much time playing as … Continue reading
In the agriculture community, we pull together in times of disaster.
In this situation, however, most of us are too far away to physically help with the recovery efforts. It’s going to take more than distance to stop the caring and generous spirit of family farmers across the country. We can help our neighbors recover from Winter Storm Atlas, one tweet at a time.
For each tweet using the #RancherRelief hashtag during the hour-long tweetcast, Tyson Foods (@TysonFoods) will donate $10 to the Rancher Relief Fund up to $50,000!
Like many of you, my thoughts and prayers have been with the families whose lives were literally uprooted by the devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma on Monday. I can not imagine what it must be like to lose your home, neighborhood … Continue reading
To say my world revolves around pork would be an understatement. I grew up on a family show pig farm and married into a 4th generation family pork bar-b-q restaurant. Needless to say, pork month is something to celebrate in … Continue reading
So here’s a big thanks to Blake and Miranda for being PETA hating, deer hunting, meat loving country folks who support America’s family farmers!Continue reading
I can’t thank you all enough for your kind words and prayers over the past week. When I wrote about how I was tracking the flooding via social media, I had no idea that I would have friends and readers … Continue reading
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in West Kentucky, Southern Illinois and Southeast Missouri. The rain just won’t stop. The rivers are getting higher and each storm brings with it devastating tornadoes and hail. There’s already been failed levees. … Continue reading
Yesterday, vegan extremist group Mercy for Animals released a video of animal abuse at a dairy farm in Texas. As a beef producer, I am outraged that anyone would treat a calf in such a horrible way. My entire life … Continue reading
You’re never too young to start teaching people about agriculture. That’s why the Kentucky FFA Association and the Kentucky Livestock Coalition teamed up to create the Kentucky Farmers Care Video Contest. As FFA members, these high school students are accustomed … Continue reading
As a part of the Fleischaker-Greene Scholars program, 11 Western Kentucky University journalism students spent their spring semester investigating agriculture. The hours were long, the issues were complex and the end result was Farm to Fork: an online magazine that … Continue reading