Unfairly blaming animal agriculture for antibiotic resistance will not help us solve this issue.
The story of how getting involved in agriculture inspired me to make it a career.
As part of the Alliance’s College Aggies Online Scholarship Competition, I asked the program mentors to share their #1 piece of advice they’d like to share with aspiring agriculture advocates.
We live in the information age. Most people can become partially educated on any subject through a quick google search and 10-12 minutes of scrolling. Unfortunately, it can be very difficulty to get accurate information about agriculture on the internet.
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!