My comments on:Op-Ed Columnist – Food for the Soul – NYTimes.com

Mr. Kristof, You really do cast a wide net with your statement “It’s not just that it produces unhealthy food, mishandles waste and overuses antibiotics in ways that harm us all.” It is very disheartening to myself a member of a family farming operation to be painted with such a broad brush. As long-time dairy…

My response to: Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food – TIME

Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food – TIME As a longtime family dairy farmer, I’m angered by TIME’s biased attack on agriculture in its article “Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food.” There’s no question that farming, like every industry, has changed – but the change is driven by a…

Here is an article on some Twitter trends I was involved in

Fastline Blog: With a Moo Moo Here and an Oink Oink There August 18, 2009 by sabrina829 A couple of weeks ago, Twitter started making animal sounds. First, people from all over the world joined together to make Twitter Moo and then this past Sunday, they made it Oink. Confused? Let me explain…. Three farmers from…

Why is #moo trending on twitter?

#moo What the Hashtag? Starting the word #moo as a trend on twitter was the brainchild of @farmerhaley,@gilmerdairy, and @raylindairy first for @farmerhaleys birthday and second to highlight the economic crisis America’s Dairy Farmers face: FACTBOX: U.S. dairy farms in crisis as milk prices dive | Reuters More background on #Moo FBlog: The day Twitter…