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Bridging the communication gap between farm and fork, one blog post at a time.

Setting the record straight on Iowa pork

Animal rights activist groups, “journalists” and others continue to attempt to malign the reputation of the animal agriculture community and its commitment to providing consumers with safe, affordable and nutritious food choices. We’re here to set the record straight.

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What do methane digesters, seaweed and feed additives have in common?

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.

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2020’s Silver Lining: A Growing Respect

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.

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No Leftovers Left Behind

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.

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How Does Your Steak Stack?

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?”

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