Before I begin, let me introduce myself. My name is Casey Whitaker and I graduated from Auburn University in December with a degree in agricultural communication before moving back home to Centreville, Virginia to intern with the Animal Agriculture Alliance. I am extremely fortunate to have landed an internship so soon after college and doing what…
At my house, every day is Farmer’s Day, but for the rest of the world, that holiday fell on Sunday, October 12, 2014.
We took a group of twelve people on a farm to fork blogger tour where they were able to better develop their relationship with bacon.
My sisters and I mark five generations of dairy farmers in the Moore family over on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
Attending conferences hosted by animal rights organizations provides a deeper understanding of our opposition.
Here are a few misconceptions about animal agriculture that are often shared by animal rights activist groups that I’ve debunked.
Whether it is the grocery store aisle or a sorority function, you can ‘bet the farm’ that I will be ready to explain, discuss and sadly, in some cases, defend animal agriculture.
As a rising senior at the University of Vermont studying Animal Science, I have made it my priority to study the health and husbandry required by all animal species.
More than 20 years ago, forward thinking ag leaders understood “united we stand, divided we fall”, thus the Alliance was formed.
Best management practice is to maintain your farm and herd in a way that reduces or eliminates introduction and transmittance of pathogens.