Posted in October 2010

Taking responsibility….

After reading a few articles about American obesity I was rather disturbed.  Earlier this year CBS news did a segment on American obesity and they stated; that 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese, and that childhood obesity has tripled (almost 3 of every 4 children are obese).  Another article posted on KTIC (www.kitcam.com), a … Continue reading

Consumer Education Where do We Start?

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about consumer perceptions of the American farmer and rancher.  How do those consumers who have never been around a farmer or rancher (specifically those in inner city) perceive us and farming and ranching in general.  Many still think that their food comes from the grocery store.  Do consumers believe … Continue reading

Meat Science?????

As a Meat Science Graduate Student, there is one question I get over and over. What is Meat Science and what are you going to do with a degree like that? Where to start? Technically the journal of Meat Science states that Meat science is the study of the qualities of meat – its composition, … Continue reading

Blogging

Well y’all will just have to bear with me while I get this Blog underway I’m still trying to figure this whole thing out.  Check back soon! Hope to officially start next week! Thanks for stopping by.