Friday, February 12, 2016

"Baby Ben," a calf born on a Pennsylvania dairy farm, has become the unofficial mascot of Pittsburgh Steelers fans everywhere.

Editor Susan Crowell urges readers to see education as a public good. "Our future depends on how well we educate all of our children. As one education researcher put it, you 'can run from public education, but you can’t hide from its consequences.'"
Conservation

Every farm owner, every homeowner, every consumer, plays a role in water conservation and protection.

The year I started at Farm and Dairy — 1985 — Coca-Cola attempted to change its 99-year-old formula to attract younger drinkers. Anyone remember “New”...

An activist wants to use drones to take aerial photographs of “factory farms,” or as he puts it, “to expose what some corporations want to keep hidden.”

The science of food safety doesn’t support mandatory GMO or biotech food labels.

Ignorance, and misinformation, is very difficult to overcome, particularly with a general populace that is increasingly science-illiterate and a lack of public trust in research by both the government and universities.

Editor Susan Crowell wants you to go to the movies. (Actually, she wants you to take a carload to the movies.) What's playing? 'Farmland.'

OSHA backed off its previous enforcement directive regarding on-farm grain storage, and emphasized that farms with 10 or fewer employees are exempt from OSHA inspection or enforcement activities.

Stephen Covey had a great quote that is worthy of every bulletin board: “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.”
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