While Missouri Dept. of Agricutlure director Chris Chinn didn't start out looking to policy work, she understands the importance of being able to communicate to various groups of people. Here's what she's learned.
Want to thank your landlords, showcase a new building, or share pork production practices with your neighbors or consumers? If so, consider hosting an event on your farm to build relationships and positive impressions.
I had the opportunity to host a group of food bloggers at a farm that I am the veterinarian for in South Dakota. Prior to this, I didn’t really understand food blogging, but let me tell you, I learned a lot.
It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.
The pork organizations argued that there is no compelling need for the gag order, the District Court did not consider alternatives to the order, the order is overbroad and vague, and it won’t be effective.
Pigs from the central Alberta farm reporting the province’s first PED outbreak might be sent to market in the U.S., after local Canadian farmers voice concern about the disease contaminating slaughter sites.