It’s deeply frustrating, though not at all surprising, to see the endless parade of op-eds, social media posts, online petitions and more from activist groups, activist authors and others taking advantage of current circumstances to call for an end to animal agriculture and meat consumption.
I am 30 years old, and never in my life have I seen the grocery stores as full with people, and as scarce with items.
Now is the time for the agriculture and food communities to show America what you do best and be the best version of yourself while doing it.
As award season wraps up, its hard to ignore the hits animal agriculture has taken in the last few months. From the decision to take meat off the Golden Globe’s menu, to an Oscar winner’s speech about dairy farming, it begs the question: who are Hollywood’s agriculture advocates?
Here are some of the myths perpetuated by the latest Netflix documentary.
When we talk about technology, chickens and turkeys aren’t usually the first things that come to mind. However, the poultry industry regularly uses technology to benefit animal care and improve environmental sustainability.
Although these machines are expensive, some farmers that have adopted the technology describe them as being a good investment because it is paying for labor ahead of time, and these workers don’t call out sick! Plus, they send notifications straight to the farmers’ phones to keep them updated on their cows throughout the day and night.
- Never fear, meat will still be here May 21, 2020
- Feast or famine: Food availability in the time of COVID-19 May 18, 2020
- Eco-Friendly Small Ruminants April 1, 2020
- Now is the time for agriculture to show America what it does best March 23, 2020
- Hollywood Agriculture Advocates February 27, 2020
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- Animal Agriculture Alliance
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