Friday, September 30, 2022
chickens

Since January, 38 million chickens have died in the U.S. either because of HPAI outbreaks or the culling of flocks where it was found.
wheat

Russia's war in Ukraine has caused grain shortages around the world. Alan Guebert weighs in on the potential ripple effect and what can be done.

Alan Guebert remembers the true meaning of Memorial Day among weathered gravestones.
meat label

Alan Guebert weighs in on a “Memorandum” that mapped how meatpackers and the Trump Administration kept employees working in coronavirus-rife meat plants.
beef cattle feedlot

Alan Guebert weighs in on today's broken cattle market, what caused it and whether it can be fixed.
planting-soybeans

Alan Gubert points out problems with the White House's request for $33 billion to respond to the war in Ukraine, specifically, funds meant for farmers.
Holstein cow

Alan Guebert recalls his motivation for joining the county 4-H dairy judging team, his first trip to McDonalds and how those things were seemingly linked.
Planting season at Putt Farms.

Any immediate, measurable impact farmers and ranchers might have on climate change will be tied to “reducing fossil fuel combustion and emissions” today.
grocery store

Alan Guebert digs into the reasons regulating food takes a back seat at the Food and Drug Administration.
irrigator

Because of agriculture’s overall thirst, it is the biggest, fattest, slowest target in every effort to re-allocate today’s dwindling supplies of water.