In many farms across the nation, the statistics, the market, and the cost of farming has been heavily impacted by the agriculture literacy of the consumers we cater to. Agriculture literacy is defined as “possessing knowledge and understanding of the food and fiber system.” Throughout the years, there have been growing disconnects and misinformation cycle […]
The ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture said that the Democrat’s spending bill leaves animal agriculture “out in the cold.”
U.S. cattlemen will soon again be divided on a controversial issue: whether to reinstate mandatory country of origin labeling for beef products.
Most of us have probably heart the phrase “When pigs fly” — commonly a reference to something so outlandish that it’s never actually going to happen. Well, celebrity Eric Stonestreet, a former pig farmer and longtime star of the hilarious ABC TV show Modern Family, suggests that maybe poking the ultra-modern hog industry with this […]
Farm Credit of the Virginias hosted ice cream socials around the Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland regions to raise money for the dairy industry.
Energy company bp will be adding a new renewable natural gas (RNG) to its portfolio — all made possible by poultry litter and CleanBay Renewables.
In a video message posted to YouTube, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack addressed the seriousness that African Swine Fever poses to the American pork industry. He began by stating that this disease does not affect humans and cannot be transferred from pigs to people. But he did detail the impact that ASF has on the […]