Agriculture and Food Production

Blog entry | Mar 20 2018

It’s likely that when you think of pesticides, your first thought is not about environmental sustainability.

Blog entry | Mar 16 2018

Listeria Monocytogenes

Blog entry | Mar 13 2018

You may recall hearing someone years ago tell you, “Milk does a body good.” Most of us grew up drinking milk at home, school, at summer camp and all those other places kids go.

Blog entry | Feb 28 2018

In previous posts we’ve highlighted the importance, safety and other positive attributes of genetically engineered (GE

Blog entry | Jan 29 2018

When some people hear the term “selective breeding,” they assume it’s a fairly recent technology. Well, they would be off just a little bit — by about 12,000 years, to be precise.

Blog entry | Jan 18 2018

Many of us have heard the term “GMOs,” but how many of us know what they are as well as their benefits to the food supply and the environment?

Blog entry | Jan 04 2018

Ever heard the term “One Health”? It is used to describe a wellness concept that focuses on the health of our planet and its inhabitants.

Blog entry | Dec 13 2017

Ever thought about all the “travel steps” needed for food to reach your plates? We’re talking about before you buy it in a store or order it off a menu.

Blog entry | Dec 01 2017

We talk quite a bit about the safety of pesticides and their

Blog entry | Nov 15 2017

Farmers have a number of practices in their “toolbox” to grow all the nutritious fruits, vegetables and grains our diets rely upon. But the use of pesticides is not well understood.

animal antibiotics: what you should know
Article | Nov 01 2017

Raising healthy and safe animals is a high priority for farmers, ranchers and the veterinarians who work alongside them.

Blog entry | Oct 25 2017

Eating food to survive is not a choice, it is a necessity. Thus, food safety is of the highest importance to all of us. How can food safety be upheld? How can our food supply be protected?

Blog entry | Oct 24 2017

Grilled chicken breast, barbecue chicken, curry chicken, chicken parmigiana— I could go on and on about all the yummy chicken options available to us (if we

Blog entry | Oct 16 2017

Food animal production is an important part of agriculture.

Blog entry | Oct 10 2017

Technology can help make life easier and more efficient. Well, most of the time anyway—I hate when my cell phone GPS gives me wrong directions.