Farmers are no different from Subway customers in that they want safe food.
Sow housing is an individual choice. For our farm, individual gestation pens were the right choice.
As farmers, we feel there is no greater job or responsibility in the world than to grow food for families. But there are some things that could be better for families.
I think it’s easy for outsiders to tell us and insist on how we should or shouldn’t raise pigs.
Environmental stewardship is probably not the word that comes to mind when you think about pig manure.
After spending the entire day cleaning the aftermath of torrential rains and high winds, there are just some things consumers need to know about how these devastating storms affect farmers and how it affects their visit to the grocery store.
You may find this a little crazy coming from a hog farmer, but I really don’t know what factory farms are.