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We Aren’t Bad Farmers If We Use Pesticides

We Aren’t Bad Farmers If We Use Pesticides

Originally posted on Facebook Yes, we use pesticides on our farm. I’m not shy or scared to tell you that. This canola crop has been sprayed with RoundUp.I get it too. It sounds scary to say the least. Activists have done a very good job at painting a frightening...
What Does Agriculture Mean to Me?

What Does Agriculture Mean to Me?

It’s dirt. It’s blood. It’s tears and sweat. It’s dirty hands and long days and nights. It’s disease. It’s death and then it’s life. It’s beautiful. It’s the feel of crisp air in the morning, the smell of fresh dirt in the spring and canola blooms in the summer. It’s...
What I Know Now: Advice To My Younger Self Ag Edition

What I Know Now: Advice To My Younger Self Ag Edition

If you could go back in time, what advice would you give your younger self? Over the last couple of years, I’ve read a few books and articles about what that one piece of advice would be for others, and it got me thinking. What would those in our industry have to say?...
What Are Your Life Non-Negotiables?

What Are Your Life Non-Negotiables?

Last week at the #One18 conference, Dr. Mark Lyons, President of Alltech spoke about his late father and founder of Alltech, Dr. Pearse Lyons and how he was a champion of sustainability, brewing, nutrition and innovation. He shared a list of what his non-negotiables...