Advice for my daughter’s generation on National Agriculture Day

Today you are still learning to count, but someday your generation will have to learn how to feed 9 billion people. Like most farm parents, I wonder if I am preparing you for the great task that will be set before you.

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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

Finding our Common Ground: Connecting the women who grow food with the women who buy it

A trip to the grocery store is more confusing than ever before. Busy moms and housewives are forced to sort through confusing food labels like “organic,” “free-range” and “all-natural” when all they really want is to buy the safest, most … Continue reading