Answers to 7 Common Animal Ag Questions 

Today, the average American is at least three generations removed from the farm which means you might have more questions about agriculture than you have answers, particularly when it comes to trending topics. It can be hard to find answers when there’s so much complex—and conflicting—information out there, so we did some of the heavy lifting for you. Here are some quick, easy-to-understand answers to the top questions surrounding animal ag today.  

15 Quick Tips to Really ‘Milk’ your 2022 Summit Experience!

After two years of adapting to the challenges that COVID-19 threw in our way, it’s finally happening! We are now able to come together once again to connect, engage, and protect our farming communities. The 2022 Animal Agriculture Alliance Stakeholders Summit is your chance to meet and collaborate with stakeholders throughout the food chain and across commodities. But after two years of virtual meetings, Zoom webinars, and online conferences from the couch, we all may need a few tips to get back into practice of attending a conference in person.

Protecting yourself from animal rights activism starts on the farm

It doesn’t take advanced and expensive technology or equipment to deter activists – basic farm security can go a long way to making yourself a harder target. In a panel titled “Protecting Yourself from Animal Activism,” myself, Master Trooper Kelly Osborne at the Pennsylvania State Police and Brook Duer, attorney at the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law, discussed how farmers can adopt farm security protocols and engage with their local law enforcement.

Clearing the Air: How Cattle Can Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Cows have been condemned for climate change effects time and time again – often times unfairly with overstated figures and exaggerated claims. But even now, as anti-animal agriculture activists rally this cause as an excuse to reduce or even eliminate the consumption of meat, milk, poultry and eggs, farmers and ranchers have countered their claims with a continued commitment and action toward reaching solutions. Enter: carbon sequestration.