Get the Facts: Dairy is Not the Enemy

Get the Facts: Dairy is Not the Enemy

Speaking from experience, it’s not easy to be a dairy farmer regardless of the size of the farm or the era in which it operates. Even though it’s been 30 years since cows grazed the pastures of my family farm, the passion and commitment of my late father can still be...
2019 Issue 7: Five Facts About Dairy

2019 Issue 7: Five Facts About Dairy

The latest issue of The AgriNutrition Edge Report is now available. Check out my new blog, “This I Know To Be True: Five Facts About Dairy.” June is National Dairy Month and I look at the challenges of dairy farming (it’s not for the faint of heart!) as well as...
2019 Issue 7: Five Facts About Dairy

This I Know To Be True: Five Facts About Dairy

June is National Dairy Month! For one who grew up on a dairy farm, I celebrate the dairy farmers of the past, reflecting on previous generations in my family and the instilled work ethic and values gained from my background. But this year, more importantly, I salute...
When Did We Lose the “Farm to Food” Connection?

When Did We Lose the “Farm to Food” Connection?

The connection of farm to plate is not a new concept to me – actually it’s part of my DNA. So as the new-found love for “everything local” and the renewed interest for understanding the farm-to-plate connection has developed over the years, I have to sit back and ponder, “When did we lose the farm to food connection?”