Recent Stories by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Sep 28, 2020 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Animal agriculture was once again a major focus for animal rights activists at the 2020 Taking Action for Animals Conference. Hannah Thompson-Weeman reports on key thoughts shared at the virtual event.
Jul 17, 2020 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Many animal activists have taken the current circumstances and lack of public events as an opportunity to ramp up their online efforts, including ones targeting 4-H and FFA. Here's how to help mitigate their influence.
Apr 14, 2020 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
While not surprising, it is infuriating to see various animal rights activist organizations attempt to take advantage of public fears surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic for their own gain, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman.
Oct 15, 2019 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
It’s important for all of us in animal agriculture and meat production to make sure we are not adding to the hype of these plant-based products by disparaging them as a food choice, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman.
Sep 09, 2019 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Sometimes you need to hear it direct from the source, says Hannah Thompson-Weeman of the Animal Agriculture Alliance. Here's a list of outlandish and startling statements from the 2019 Animal Rights National Conference.
Jun 03, 2019 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
Review your hiring process and make sure you are being very selective about who is able to come onto your farm and handle your livestock, says Animal Agriculture Alliance's Hannah Thompson-Weeman.
Apr 19, 2019 by Hannah Thompson-Weeman
County and state fairs will be in full swing very soon, giving 4-H and FFA members the opportunity to show off another year of hard work. In addition to catching up with friends and competing in the show ring, fairs allow us to connect and engage with the general public.