Food Dialogues Blog

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Women in Farming: Megan B. of the Beef Jar

Hi there everyone! Today, I’m interviewing Megan Brown from Chico, California. She’s a 6th generation, Northern Californian, commercial, cattle, and heritage hog  rancher, who happens…
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What I Wish I had Learned About Agriculture in School

I also rode the school bus past a dairy farm as a kid. We called it the “stinky old dairy farm”. It wasn’t until I…
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What I’ve Learned being a Face of Farming & Ranching

I’ve immensely enjoyed my role as a Face of Farming & Ranching for U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA). As these two years come to…
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The Many Interactions as a Face of Farming & Ranching

Two years ago, back in November 2014, five agricultural enthusiasts across the country began a journey together of further developing and defining ourselves as advocates…
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How Did You Celebrate Women’s History Month?

How did you celebrate Women’s History Month? Perhaps taking a closer look at the contributions women have made in agriculture is a good start. Did…
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Why We Grow GMO Corn On Our Farm

When a new iPhone comes out, people are waiting in line overnight.  Technology is embraced. When scientists are able to streamline the genetic modification process…
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GMOs Sustain Our Crops And Our Pigs

For the last 20 years we have utilized technology that has allowed us to become more sustainable, use less natural resources and preserve our land…
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10 Practical Lifestyle Changes You Can Make for a Healthier New Year

  The New Year is just a few days away, and if you’re like most people, you’re talking about resolutions. Although any time of the…
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New Year Brings Changes: Farmers And Veterinarians Must Work Even Closer Together To Use Antibiotics Responsibly

We’re all in this together. That’s what I say when I talk with farmers and fellow veterinarians, as well as medical doctors and public health…
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The Difference Between Antibiotics And Hormones

In conversations about animal care and welfare, antibiotics and hormones often get bundled together. They are often associated with one another. But the truth is,…
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