Farm Size and Ownership > August 22, 2014
Welcome to the debut edition of "Dairy Good Questions", a new midweek feature in which I answer 2-3 questions people have asked about my farm or the dairy industry. Let's get right to it: DGQ #1) "...
By USFRA Face of Farming & Ranching Chris Chinn It’s back to school time and that means it’s time to start thinking about packing healthy school lunches for my kids. Like many moms, I am always looking for new ideas for my kid’s lunches but I...
The back-to-school season not only means it’s time for packing lunches and after school snacks but it’s also a time to know more about the food you’re putting in those lunch bags. Food issues like organic, cage free, grass fed, and antibiotic free...
The back-to-school season not only means it’s time for packing lunches and after school snacks but it’s also a time to know more about the food you’re putting in those lunch bags. Food issues like organic, cage free, grass fed, and antibiotic free...
Thank you to everyone who entered U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) search for the new Faces of Farming & Ranching . Everyone at USFRA appreciates the time, effort and passion that went into these applications. Just as we’d hoped,...
Over the past few weeks, we've shared what being one of the Face of Farming & Ranching has meant to the current Faces, but now we'd like to ask you: If you had the opportunity to serve as a Face of Farming & Ranching, what would you hope...
As we continue our search for the new Faces of Farming & Ranching, we wanted to take a moment with each of the current Faces to reflect on what the experience has brought, both for them and for their work as farming & ranching advocates and...
As we continue our search for the new Faces of Farming & Ranching, we wanted to take a moment with each of the current Faces to reflect on what the experience has brought, both for them and for their work as farming & ranching advocates and...
Editor's note: There are enough fascinating facts about dairy farming to fill much more than one month's calendar with content, but we think this post by Dairy Carrie , spotlighting a different dairy fact every day over the month of June, does a...
As we open the 2014 Faces of Farming & Ranching search , USFRA CEO Randy Krotz notes, "The success we experienced with last year’s ambassadors shows us that people want to hear directly from those who are cultivating our food.” Why do you feel...
YOU can be one of the national Faces of Farming & Ranching! U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance is looking for the new Faces of Farming & Ranching . To help put a real face on agriculture, later this year, USFRA will select standout farmers...
Earlier this month, the USDA released reports showing that pesticide use has been driven downward since 1981 , and technical innovations are credited for much of that downward decline. Do you see a decrease on your farm? What innovations help you as...
Today's farmers and ranchers are constantly working to improve upon the past for a strong future, whether it be focusing on animal welfare, increasing our understanding of how farming impacts nutrition, or tapping into the latest technological...