The mechanized poultry system is the biggest challenge facing the cattle industry, so part of me thinks it’s OK their practices come under scrutiny. If cheap meat is bad, you’ve got to figure beef is a more “ethical” choice than poultry.
The ag community rallied around those impacted by the devastating March wildfires, but rebuilding will take years—and significant financial support. That’s why Farm Journal is proud to announce the Million Dollar Wildfire Relief Challenge, launching today, which enables you to help ranching families rebuild by doubling your donation.
Even before the Starbuck Fire that took his grass, nearly half his 440-head cowherd, his tractor, most of his equipment and threatened him with physical peril, Ashland, Kan., rancher Mike McCarty was facing financial st