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Ag on Instagram: The best farm photos from March 27

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We bring you some of the best farm photos on Instagram for March 27. Want to get listed in this daily feature? Be sure to hashtag your pics with #agdaily!

 

A boy and his goat

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I've got "#beef " so sorry for the #rant ? • •I worked in town today. Prairie Farms vendor was doing a reset. I'm not a big fan of Prairie Farms right now but that's besides the point, we were checking products in and she had a jug of organic milk. Trying to make small talk I said "Oh, organic milk's pretty fancy for Dollar General." ?…and her answer had me dumbfounded. "Yeah. Thats the only milk you should drink…it's not all hopped up on steroids like other milk." She continued on to tell me once a year they buy an organic "cow" to butcher for their meat since its grass fed and again, has no #steriods in it." I could feel my face turning red so I just finished checking her in and walked away. ? There is SO much misconception about the #dairyindustry and it both scares and depresses me. So to set the facts straight: •1st and foremost – If you do not know what you're talking about. Be quiet. •2nd – THERE ARE NO STEROIDS IN MILK. Milk is so closely regulated we can not even add water. Every. Single. Truck load is tested. Literally the only thing in milk is milk. Want more info? ACCURATE info? Check out @dairycarrie at www.dairycarrie.com and read her blog "What's really in Milk?" •3rd – The "cow" they buy would actually be a steer. We run a #Dairyfeedlot. We are not organic. We give our steers growth implants. Here's the thing. THEY ARE NOT STEROIDS. They are hormones. We use revlar and encor. One is estrogen (to help them gain weight) one is testosterone (to help them bulk up and finish out.) By the time the animal is butchered, no hormones are left in their system and again the animals are strictly regulated and tested. I know the world is scarry and there's false information floating everywhere but before you panic and swear off milk and meat and gmo's and everything else….ask a FARMER. Ask the man or woman who has spent 24hrs a day 365 days a year making a point to know any and all FDA regulations and requirements…what the real answer is. • •#thetruthaboutdairy

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Always posing for the camera… #rainydays #farmdog

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