Biosecurity is an absolutely essential part of every swine farm. What the outside world sees is a fence and/or enclosed barns, but what they don’t realize is that these facilities function to keep the pigs as healthy as possible.
Don’t let animal rights activists keep you from making some of the best childhood memories you will ever have in youth programs like 4-H and FFA.
It’s no secret that animal-based protein offers the quantity and quality of proteins needed for a healthy lifestyle but having someone in the public eye shed light on that is always exciting for the animal agriculture community. That’s exactly what Elle Purrier is aiming to do.
Farmers know people are hungry to know more about how food gets from the farm to the fork.
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.
Even in the midst of current troubles, farmers are still finding ways to support neighbors facing difficult circumstances.
For most people, state fairs mean funnel cakes, rusted amusement rides and, of course, corn dogs. But for people in the agricultural industry, they mean livestock shows.
Every June, we celebrate National Turkey Lover’s Month. For many, this sparks a memory of family traditions. It may take you to Thanksgiving Day, surrounded by friends and family, and remind you of the many blessings in your life.
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.