Here's Why Consumers Choose Non-Dairy Milks (And Why They Might Want to Look Deeper) - The Farmer's Daughter USA
Non-dairy milks have certainly become trendy. The sector has grown by 61% since 2012 alone, and new options like almond and oat milk are more widely available. The plant-based alternative have become a staple in the dairy section of the grocery store, with the price of non-dairy milks quite competitive with dairy milk. So, why […]
Dear Chipotle, What Do You Have Against U.S. Pig Farmers?
Chipotle is known for serving healthy food. But, unfortunately, they have been caught up in the food marketing which is food fear. U.S. pig farmers are wondering what they have against them since the U.S. does raise healthy animals. via @mnfarmliving
ProAg Friday Fun Ag Fact: Swine Terminology - ProAg
With Easter hams getting ready to be shared with friends & family, let's look at some common swine terminology in our Friday Fun Ag Fact.
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It is not an oxymoron to raise animals for food and treat them with respect. Unhappy animals don’t make milk, eggs, or meat. Farm animals of today live in regulated temperatures, have fresh water, food to meet their every need - and caretakers who constantly check them. Animal welfare is an hourly concern on farms and ranches.
We don’t tolerate animal abuse either, so stop thinking we do
NOTE: This is a guest post by Kristeena Patsche It was only a few weeks ago when I found myself in an uncomfortable position. I was volunteering on behalf of M
Finding Common Ground With Vegan Activists at Factory Farming Panel
A factory farming panel discussion was held at Minnesota State University Mankato. It was a very one-sided panel. After the panel, one person talked with some vegan activists trying to find common ground. Read about this encounter.
What I Wish People Knew About Pig Farming
As a farmer, there are many things I just people knew about what it's like to be a pig farmer. Here is a list of a few of them. via @mnfarmliving
What’s On That Meat Label?
As a pig farmer, I am always concerned about consumers having the correct information when they are buying pork. And sometimes, the meat label is a little confu
Yes, There is a “Science” to Moving Pigs
Pigs need to be moved at some point in their lives. There is a real science to learn on how to move pigs. Farmers take TQA (transport quality assurance) classes to learn how to move pigs properly. via @mnfarmliving