Are the employees working on your farm there to help care for your animals? Do their goals align with your business? Unfortunately, it’s a common strategy for some animal rights organizations to have individuals go “undercover” on farms. They record videos that can be taken out of context, stage scenes of animal mistreatment or encourage abuse to record it without doing anything to stop it.
Meat and dairy goats each serve a different and unique purpose in animal agriculture, from specialty cheeses to cultural meats.
In honor of Turkey Lover’s Month, I’d like to share some insights I learned from visiting a turkey farm and a cranberry bog.
Factory Farm. Industrialized Farm. Corporate Farm. What do all of these repetitive, synonymous terms mean, and are they really all that bad?
As a student studying animal agriculture and science at a diverse university, I have found that one question takes prevalence over all others regarding dairy: “Why do dairy farmers take the baby calves away from their mothers?”
Every June since 1937, Americans have celebrated hardworking dairy farmers during National Dairy Month. Check out these fun options for celebrating!
I consumed so much media about them that when I saw Beyond Meat’s Beyond Burger in my normal grocery store, I felt compelled to try it.
Now, in my final post, we will explore the crux of the issue: are people going to be willing to buy and eat it?
What the product is called and how it is labeled and marketed will have impacts on how it needs to be regulated.
Environmental stewardship is an important aspect of agriculture. Creating a sustainable system that can feed the world nutritious food in a way that is efficient, cost effective, and does not harm the environment is a challenge modern agriculture works hard to tackle.