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- Guest Post: Long time no blog by John Temme October 13, 2013Wow, what a wild ride since my last blog post. To be honest I’ve tried to write a couple since my last one but failed to finish them. Life just seemed to be getting in the way. Since my last post … Continue reading → […]John Temme
- Dumpster Diving to Avoid GMO’s September 19, 2013The documentary “GMO OMG” is playing around the nation, and as I sat down to learn more, I was astonished to see a familiar face! Last year, as a treat for my students in Foods and Nutrition class, we watched … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Don’t Gag all the Ag-Gag May 21, 2013Although it’s currently hard to believe now, my family had a farrow-to-finish hog operation until I was 10 or so. After that, we continued to raise feeder pigs (if nothing else for the many red-ribbon-winning (i.e., strictly average) 4-H hogs … Continue reading → […]Beth Lutter
- Smile for the Drone May 6, 2013If you’re looking to make a buck on an oddball idea (and let’s face it, we all are) it sounds like you should start creating a fleet of drones for PETA. The group says that they are going to start … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- A Pork Chop By Any Other Name Still Tastes as Tasty April 4, 2013When you go to the store to buy meat, do you find yourself scratching your head? So many different cuts. The strip steak, New York strip, club steak, shell steak, and top loin steak all come from the same section of … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- You Get What You Pay For: Bowman vs. Monsanto March 14, 2013There’s a case in the Supreme Court right now that’s raising the eyebrows of farmers, scientists, anti-biotechnology advocates, and even software companies. You should care because it involves food (and the research and development done to make our food supply … Continue reading → […]Beth Lutter
- Nancy Kerrigan, Bt Corn, and Dry Sarcasm February 25, 2013MSN recently published an article listing the “14 Foods You Should Never Eat“. In it, they call out bread, beef, non-organic produce, and McDonald’s. Also, they present the same information we’ve heard sensationalized in anti-ag media for years and act … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Super Bowl Surprise February 4, 2013I’m feeling pretty sheepish right now- I took a new job and haven’t been able to write as much and keep up with agricultural news. I checked my phone tonight and saw that I had over 20 emails. They keep … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Doing My Homework: 5 Days of Anti-Agriculture Reading January 9, 2013Monsanto. Whether you think this is a “dirty word” or it plays a beneficial part of your everyday life, there is no one in America who should be uninformed about one of the biggest agricultural biotechnology corporations in the world. … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Doing My Homework: 5 Days of Anti-Agricultural Reading December 24, 2012There are titles in food production and processing literature that are known to most. Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Marian Nestle- their writing has made a splash with many Americans, promoting vegan and vegetarian lifestyles. The CAFO Reader includes excerpts from … Continue reading → […]Megan Loberg
- Guest Post: Long time no blog by John Temme October 13, 2013
Monthly Archives: October 2011
I love living in rural America and raising my children here. But in my youth, after spending the first 18 years of my life on a farm here in the middle of nowhere, I thought my personality was better suited … Continue readingRead More...
Author’s Note: Every other Wednesday EatPrayFarm will feature a woman involved in American agriculture. We’re hoping to interview a wide variety of women from various geographies about their role in ag and their thoughts about where the industry is going. … Continue readingRead More...
We’re getting closer to being done harvesting beans – only about 50 acres left! We were hoping to be done this weekend, but after receiving a little moisture earlier this morning, we’re back to corn. That seems to be a … Continue readingRead More...
I read an article via Twitter about how China has been moving toward the US’s ag model, but they are rethinking their adoption of the use of so-called large quantities of antibiotics in feed and the use of genetically-modified plants. … Continue readingRead More...
There’s no sugarcoating it: Americans are getting fat. It didn’t just happen, it’s been on the rise for a while. Click on this graph from the CDC to show a comparison of obesity rates from 1985 onward: Some of the … Continue readingRead More...