Category: Feature

Establishing a Need for an Agriculture Animal Welfare Cirriculum

By Whitney Dennis Animal welfare issues in agriculture are becoming more important in today’s society. “Statistically, farm animals comprise 98% of the animals in the country with whom we interact directly…” (Humane Society of the United States, 2010, September)  The large percentage of farm animals in our country is due to animal agriculture being a Read More

The Prices of Milk: Approaches Around the World

By Ryan Dennis Milk Pricing: A Survey of 5 Economic Communities The price the farmer receives for his milk is his most immediate concern, yet little seems to be known about the calculations and factors that go into determining farmgate prices.  Many of the present systems are being called into question, or are soon expected Read More

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