Posted in October 2012

“A Pigs Tail” How are pigs really raised?

“A Pigs Tail” How are pigs really raised?

As populations continue to grow and evolve so do the conventional practices of modern agriculture.  Today we find ourselves facing a technologically savvy customer, who demands to know not only where their food comes from, but how it is grown and processed. I have to say I cannot blame them.  Just like our farm families, … Continue reading

Meet Pork Producer @RebeccaBailey28

Meet Pork Producer @RebeccaBailey28

Its still National Pork Month so along with my Pork Month Giveaway, we’ve seen a “Unique Perspective” of the pork industry so now I’d like you to meet Rebecca Bailey. Rebecca is a recent graduate from Oklahoma State University and is now working on a masters in Agricultural Communications.  Rebecca has been involved in the … Continue reading

Pork, a new perspective, Meet @CityGirl4Ag

Pork, a new perspective, Meet @CityGirl4Ag

Its National Pork Month, so in the spirit of pork I’d like to offer a different prospective of the industry.  Meet Meghan Cline (@CityGirl4Ag on twitter), Meghan Cline, Assistant Director of Communications for the National Pork Producers Council in Washington DC.  As a city girl turned Ag, Meghan offers a unique perspective of the pork industry. “A … Continue reading

It’s National 4-H Week!

It’s National 4-H Week!

Ten years of my life will remain among the most memorable until the day I die. That’s quite a statement; but I can assure you it’s one that will always be with me. Those 10 years were my years spent as a 4-H member. I can confidently give the National 4-H program credit for transforming … Continue reading

National Pork Month [Giveaway!]

National Pork Month [Giveaway!]

We’ve all heard it: the candy of the gods, everything is better wrapped in it, amazing goodness, angels dancing across your taste buds, a small slice of heaven, that’s right, it’s BACON! I think say its safe to say bacon just may be America’s favorite pork product. Why is this important? October is National Pork … Continue reading