Animal-rights activists get worse every year, calling our children who participate in FFA or 4H livestock exhibitions “murders” and “slave owners.” Its a step too far.
During harvest season, don’t let divisive, phony phrases like “factory farming” sully your perceptions of honest farmers on the job.
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. […]