Earth Day Article Published by The Dairy Alliance

An article by Marianne Smith Edge was published by The Dairy Alliance on April 20 as part of its Earth Day celebration. Marianne writes that every day is Earth Day for farmers, who steward the land and are essential for our survival. “Farmers, like salt, are vital to...

Looking Forward to TRUST IN FOOD Conference

From January 29-30, I will be attending the Farm Journal Foundation’s TRUST IN FOOD Conference in Chicago. The annual event brings 150 leaders from across the agri-food value chain to “share success stories, identify opportunities, and walk away with actionable...

Dairy Month Speaking Event

June is Dairy Month and on June 4th, I’ll have the opportunity to return to my “roots” for an educational event at White Rock Farms, Peachland, North Carolina. Sponsored by The Dairy Alliance, I’ll be providing insights on sustainability and farming in today’s...

Reflections From The Rural Child Hunger Summit

As a member of the Kentucky Hunger Initiative, I recently attended the inaugural Rural Child Hunger Summit hosted by Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry Campaign” in my own “back yard” in Louisville, Kentucky. Rural hunger is not a new issue to those...