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Who we are, how we work, and why we love what we do.

Strict Biosecurity And Advanced Housing Prevent Disease On My Turkey Farm

Having been a turkey grower in Central Texas for the past 20 years, the recent outbreak of avian influenza (“bird flu”) has certainly garnered my…
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Chicago Sun-Times – Counterpoint: FDA Regulates Safe Use of Antibiotics in Animals

http://chicago.suntimes.com/other-views/7/71/569538/counterpoint-6 When I talk to people who have questions about what I do on my family’s farm, one topic I’m frequently asked about is antibiotic…
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Genetically Engineered Crops 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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Four Ways We're Sustainable On Our Farm

When people talk about sustainability, I like to point to generational farms as an example. I’m the sixth generation in my family to live and…
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3 Major Misperceptions About Organic And Conventional Food

There is very little that distinguishes organic food from conventional food. In an attempt to follow the pervasive “good food vs. bad food” storyline, many people…
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Why I Grow GE Crops

If there is anything that farmers can agree on it is the fact that farming practices have changed. Farmers are doing a much better job…
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Perception Vs. Reality: Debunking the Myths of Factory Farming

After visiting approximately 50 farms in the last few years, I can reassure you that farming has taken on a whole new meaning for me.…
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A Veterinarian's Role on Our Farm

As I drove to our veterinarian's house through the mountains recently, I started thinking back on the past seven plus years of working together with…
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Who Are the Farm-To-Table Farmers?

We all love good food, and for many, the local food movement is the hottest trend right now. The farm-to-table movement promotes food purchases directly…
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