Six consumers shared their meat purchasing habits, including how much price, taste, appearance, animal welfare, antibiotics and labeling claims matter during the opening session of the Animal Ag Alliance's Summit.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
Beef production, and I agriculture in general, has become a pretty contentious issue over the past several years. Most often, the criticism is directed at us while we try to defend ourselves in a graceful manner.