It will take new ways of thinking to climb out of this current jobless hole. We should foster entrepreneurship, incentivize innovation, encourage education, and reward small businesses and the self-employed.
Your mother and Uncle Sam can’t protect you all the time.
Consumers want to be courted, romanced by your passion for agriculture. And they can only learn about that passion — they can only get to know you — if you are willing to share your story.
It’s been a tough spring. But there are things we can control that may make a difference, if only to your mental health (which is pretty important). I call them the “Beatitudes for Farmers.”
John Winchell is a rock star. Well, not a head-banging musician or Mick Jagger-like rock star, but a dairy rock star. And he’s got the bragging rights — and a traveling trophy — to prove it. You see, Winchell won the 2011 Hoard’s Dairyman cow judging contest in the agri-marketers division, competing against 962 contestants […]
Those who would decry animal research of any kind are actually hurting future care, health, and treatment of the very animals they proclaim to protect.
The Social Silo is the new “social face” of the Farm and Dairy.
Rising food prices. Everyone’s talking about them. And everyone’s pointing fingers of blame.
Reading between the HSUS lines: “We’ll say we’ll negotiate with agriculture, but if we don’t get our way, we’re not going to play nice anymore.”
We are in an atmosphere of questioning spending, taxes and finding ways for all levels of government to live within its means. But cutting investments in agricultural R&D, innovation and education is like eating your seed corn — and next year you’ll go hungry.