Recent Stories by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Apr 19, 2019 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
County and state fairs will be in full swing very soon, giving 4-H and FFA members the opportunity to show off another year of hard work. In addition to catching up with friends and competing in the show ring, fairs allow us to connect and engage with the general public.
Apr 01, 2019 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
“Sustainability” is more than just a buzzword to farmers and ranchers. The term has many different definitions, but to the animal agriculture community, it means respecting the land and conserving resources so we can pass profitable farms on to the next generation.
May 24, 2018 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Of nearly 100 people interviewed in a survey (most were farmers or ranchers), almost half have received threats of violence. A quarter reported getting death threats. Almost 40% had been victims of farm or lab raids.
Jan 15, 2018 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Protecting the safety of our livestock and the reputation of our industry are top priorities in animal agriculture, and making sure we are hiring the right people is critical.