Long before “sustainability” became a buzzword, farmers and ranchers have been working to keep their operations sustainable for future generations. Cattle ranchers have been environmentalist for years, protecting natural resources while feeding a growing population. For example, Brandi Buzzard has had to work hard to regrow her ranch’s grass. So far, it’s taken six years. […]
Growing up on a farm is a unique experience, to say the least. I “learned” how to fix a fence before I could even write my name! Many of my childhood memories took place in the wheelbarrow or skid steer. My mom couldn’t leave her kids in the house while she worked, so she towed […]
Smithfield Foods is the target of an animal-rights lawsuit, which accuses world’s largest pork producer of misleading consumers over how it treats animals in the U.S. food supply chain.
How do you judge a dairy cow? Team members from Cornell University, the 2021 World Dairy Expo’s top intercollegiate team, explain about dairy cow judging.