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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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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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Many Steps Taken To Keep Animals Healthy, Food Safe

Some people point to the growing size of modern farms as the reason antibiotics are needed. But it doesn’t take a large number of animals to…
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What Are Farmers Doing About Antibiotic Resistance?

According to the National Institutes of Health there has been an increase in antibiotic resistance, which has been deemed a “crisis” by many. The CDC states,…
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‘Superbug’ Discovery is Cause for Concern – Not Panic

The recent discovery that a bacteria resistant to an antibiotic of last resort has been found in the United States is a big deal and…
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