Biosecurity measures on farms and other agricultural operations help protect animals from diseases and promote the safety of the food supply.
While genetic and nutritional improvements can be thanked for improving dairy farming, advancements in technology have also played a huge part.
It’s animal welfare and profitability, not animal welfare or profitability. Farming is a profession, and we care deeply about the well-being of our animals.
The North American Meat Institute has weighed in against California’s Prop 12, a proposal that would create minimum space requirements for livestock.
The PR war always makes meat the villain, and that’s based on a thorough misinformation campaign. And usually the ‘bad guy’ doesn’t win in the end.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined a review of California’s Prop 12, known as the Prevention of Cruelty to Farm Animals Act, after a challenge by the North American Meat Institute.
In a 7-0 decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that Initiative 16, formerly known as the PAUSE Act, can no longer proceed in its current form.
Proposition 12 is having a ripple effect well beyond the borders of California, and constitutional challenges don’t appear to be going well.
So after seven years of engaging, here are 5 big things this crop-farmer’s daughter has learned about animal agriculture.