Animal agriculture is constantly advancing: producing more food for the growing population, decreasing its environmental impact, and developing technologies for a continuously improving sustainable food system. 3.9 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions? Farmers and ranchers, alongside researches, are working to reduce that even more. Methane digesters, seaweed and feed additives are just a few of the new technologies being developed and implemented to reduce that number.
Did you know March is National Nutrition Month? Meat, milk, poultry, and eggs are nutrient-dense powerhouses that can help you meet your daily nutrition requirements!
Challenging times. Unprecedented times. Uncertain times. We’re all over the clichés. But we’re far from over the impact COVID-19 and 2020 in general have had on agriculture and the food industry. However, there is hope.
With activist groups calling for the Pope and others to give up meat, now is the time to become familiar with how animal rights groups are “spinning scripture.”
From our favorite restaurants closing their doors to the mom and pop shop down the road that can’t afford their rent, we’re all ready for this “new normal” to end. And while this year has been tough on farmers, ranchers and everyone in the food supply chain, a silver lining has surfaced.
Our small and mighty team has been hard at work over the last year to connect, engage and protect on behalf of all of animal agriculture.
There’s no denying that Thanksgiving will look different this year. Small, festive gatherings are likely to take precedence over large-scale reunions, leaving some to question the practicality of their time-honored traditions amid a global pandemic.
Worker health and safety is a critical aspect of protecting our national food security and keeping grocery store shelves stocked with our favorite food items.
The meat aisle at the grocery store has become increasingly overwhelming. The world of steak-buying can be a complicated process for many, leaving most of us asking, “How does my steak stack?”
I never expected to judge on a senior college team, much less meat judging. I knew what it was but I had never thought about doing it.