I have seen so many individuals grow and develop through these amazing youth organizations and have a positive impact on this world.
The Animal Agriculture Alliance is a small, but mighty team with just four full-time staff members. Our mission is bridging the communication gap between farm and fork and we figured you might be wondering why all of us at the Alliance are passionate about our work, so we’d like to take this opportunity to share a little bit about our backgrounds and why we enjoy working on behalf of animal agriculture.
Let me tell you about my adventure of going on a farm tour of the pork adventure and the dairy adventure at Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana.
I’ve always felt like my story is simple, so it was refreshing to see that someone enjoyed what I had to say. My story is far from complete, but I can’t wait to see where I end up in this world.
Consumers are concerned about the possibility of antibiotic residues in their meat, and it’s easy to understand why.
Explaining agricultural practices to someone not involved in agriculture can be challenging at times, but as a rule of thumb it is best to connect with your audience by finding common ground. I had an interesting conversation with my mom recently about misconceptions in agriculture where I did just that – found common ground.
It has taken me about seven months to write this blog post. I knew I had a good story to tell seven months ago, but part of me was hesitant to share it because I didn’t want to admit that I once had doubts about the industry that I now am so passionate about.
For a huge group of people, farms are always at least a city’s worth of distance away from their forks.
All I really have to offer is a passion to learn as much as I can about the industry and an equal desire to share what I have learned with you.
‘Big ag’ works to feed not only the farmers and ranchers but everyone else that is not in the agriculture industry, yet it sometimes gets a bad reputation