Regardless of whether you think an activist attack will happen to you or not, this is the world we now live in, and you need to make sure you are prepared.
As farmers, I think we’ve heard it all. From drenching fields in chemicals to factory farming, there is so much misinformation out there about what happens on today’s farms. Nowadays the average person is six generations removed from farm life — and even in our own backyards, rural communities can be guilty of spreading misinformation. […]
The Animal Agriculture Alliance, a nationwide nonprofit organization working to bridge the communication gap between farm and fork, is appalled by the recent actions of Direct Action Everywhere, an extreme animal rights group. As part of its “Animal Liberation Conference,” Direct Action Everywhere spearheaded a protest during which hundreds of activists descended upon a California […]
Forty animal rights activists were arrested at a protest Tuesday at a California egg farm after the demonstrators started breaking doors and removing chickens. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office received a call around noon from Sunrise Egg Farms in Petaluma that trespassers were on the property in the 300 block of Liberty Road. It was […]
There are obvious behaviors that raise red flags. Here are my top six MO’s of false prophets in the ag world (and pseudoscientists in general).