How can a dairy farm generate enough energy to power 3,000 homes? Imagine a farmer reducing nitrogen emissions by 90 percent, and another diverting 2,000 pounds of food otherwise destined for landfills. More about these real-life dairy sustainability stories in my latest blog.
Are you finished with extreme dietary recommendations? I find it somewhat remarkable that after decades of discovering extreme diets that eliminate certain food groups are unhealthy at best and harmful at worst, a new extremist recommendation is unveiled with fanfare. In my new blog, I explain exactly why it’s misguided and call for the return of balance!
At a time when the general population is more removed from agriculture than ever before, it is critically important to engage our youth. A recent exchange I had with students in Arizona reminded me that we must seize every opportunity to provide a window into our world. I share our exchange in my latest blog in hopes it will spark ideas and interest among others in agriculture.