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There are No Antibiotics in Your Meat. Now Stop.

Originally posted at The Farmer's Daughter USA. If you’ve been on social media or any news website over the past couple days, chances are you’ve…
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Why is Cheddar Cheese Orange?

Why is cheddar cheese orange? I was thinking about this as I got white cheddar cheese out of our fridge and my son asked what…
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You Call It Sustainability; I Call It Farming

http://www.stltoday.com/news/opinion/you-call-it-sustainability-i-call-it-farming-and-ranching/article_5c28d666-5845-54c6-9bb9-d28bea4f09db.html By Randy Krotz, CEO, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) America has a soft spot for farmers and ranchers, but not necessarily a keen…
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GMO, Hormone and Antibiotic Free: How Much Do The Emotional Ties To Our Food Affect Our Purchasing Decisions?

A few weeks ago my family and I made our inaugural visit to a major big box grocery retailer with high anticipations of cutting our…
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A Dairy Farmer’s Take on Modern, Sustainable Agriculture

The American Food & Technology Innovation Summit was fantastically interesting. Everyone there was invested in the future of food – not just talking about it,…
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American Agriculture Stood Together at Only Organic Twitter Party

Recently, American agriculture reached a seminal moment online: WE ALL STOOD TOGETHER. Big, small, organic and conventional farmers – it didn’t matter. We worked in…
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Has Technology Turned our Farm into a Factory?

From the outside looking in on a modern farm, it is easy to recognize why people may start to believe that technology is turning farms…
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Our Milk Doesn’t Have Antibiotics In It

Last winter, all five of us in our house came down with strep throat. My husband got it first, and since he hadn’t had it…
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Why I Share My Family Farm Story

Sharing my farm story has been one of the most fulfilling and amazing things I have been able to do since I moved to the…
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A Tour of the Milking Process

I love giving people tours of our farm!  But since you can’t all come to Michigan, here’s the milking process, which is how the milk,…
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