I believe that College Aggies Online and the Alliance are the best at getting youth involved in advocating for Ag.
If you have questions or concerns about how farm animals are cared for please ask a farmer who cares for their animals every day, not animal rights groups with a radical, unrealistic, and downright absurd agenda.
The themes targeted the rights and welfare of all animals. After a few phrases were repeated, the strategic position these organizations held was clear: these conferences are an attempt to undermine the animal agriculture community.
I was recently asked “Why do youth still raise livestock and show at the fair?” I love questions like this. They open the door to not only inform and educate but to also share the impact involvement in 4-H and livestock can have on the lives of youth.
Coming from a small, rural town in east-central Missouri, I never would have imaged myself interning in an office near the nation’s Capitol.
Originally I was in route to becoming a zoo veterinarian, then to a farrier, to an equine vet, as well as considering equestrian management. The common ground: agriculture.
During my collegiate studies, I have had the opportunity to meet and speak with some of the hardworking individuals who look over these cows and provide high-quality dairy products for American families. Here are five things to know about dairy farming.
An agriculture student can study in a variety of disciplines such as animal sciences, entomology, plant sciences, food science and marketing.
Ty Higgins shares his experience of when he learned his daughter watched “Food Inc.”
My love of agriculture has helped me cultivate a pride in our food system and an interest in sharing agriculture with the public.