Beef producers donate cattle, provide over 6,000 pounds of beef for local seniors in need

Generally, I don’t post the stories that I write for print publications on my blog. This blog is primarily focused on my personal opinions and experiences instead of the feature stories my clients commission me to write. Today, I’m making … Continue reading

My 5 favorite fellow farm girl bloggers

When I began blogging in 2009, I had no idea that it would take me this far. I am so thankful for all of you who take the time to read my posts and give this farm girl a voice. … Continue reading

Do those shooting animal abuse videos really show mercy for the animals?

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

Photos: Green grass and happy heifers

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been so busy finishing my last semester of college and finalizing wedding plans that I haven’t spent much time at my family’s cattle farm. On my way back to school yesterday, I stopped by … Continue reading

Does your extended family know where their food comes from?

Over the holidays I’ve been at my parents’ house, disconnected from my usual method of advocating for agriculture: the internet. Often, I put all of my efforts into educating the general public through blogging, social media or large educational events. … Continue reading

Investigating Agriculture from Farm to Fork

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