Category Archives: Feeding the World

Thought of the Week

“It is impossible to be anti-hunger and anti-technology.” -Julie Borlaug, Global Anti-hunger Advocate Advertisements

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Thought of the Week

“The food you eat is a direct connection to the land on which it was grown and the people who grew it.” –John Chandler, Farmer

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#28 Pinto the BlogDog – How to Train Your Sheep Dog

Howdy folks!  How’s it out there in humanland?  I know, I know, it’s been months since I wrote a post.  M’Lady’s been after me daily to “get on it, Pinto!” but I h’aint had no inspiration!  Till now that is. Wait’ll ya hear. … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Grazing is a tool. It doesn’t take away, but enhances our environment. Grazing is beneficial to our rangelands. -Gretchen Hyde, Idaho Rangeland Commission  

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Thought of the Week

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Farmers & Ranchers Are…

We know that farmers and ranchers are many things – hardworking, self motivated, family oriented, living on the land.  There’s more, though, and here is a short list:  Farmers and ranchers are innovative.  They attend meetings to learn new practices, … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future.  Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. -Noam Chomsky

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One Fifth

Believe it or not, agriculture makes up 1/5 of our economy! A nationwide economic impact study recently released found that 20.4% of the nation’s economy is linked, either directly or indirectly, to the food and agriculture sectors.  More than one … Continue reading

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Buy Good Beef!

We have heard the term “hanging beef,” or “aged beef” when we go to the butcher’s counter.  What does this mean?  Hanging or aging beef is an extensive culinary process, and worth it! Dry aged beef is more expensive than … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

“It takes no more time to see the good side of life than to see the bad.” -Jimmy Buffett

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