Archive | April, 2012
U.S. Senator Mike Johanns

Why this man should run for President

“Mike Johanns for President!” my friend Tom commented on my Facebook page earlier today. I had shared this picture with my social media circle – the junior Senator from Nebraska visited with farm broadcasters this morning during our visit to Capitol Hill. Based on what I heard this morning and what I’ve observed over the […]

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A conversation with Temple Grandin

After writing about a recent media attack against Professor Temple Grandin, the nation’s foremost authority on animal handling and animal welfare, I was pleasantly surprised yesterday to get a call from Dr. Grandin herself. I’ve interviewed a number of notable notables over the years, including each of the last four Secretaries of Agriculture, Ohio State […]

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Professor Temple Grandin

Ignoring public opinion of food production is a recipe for disaster

My friend and Feedstuffs colleague Megan Brown shared an extremely surprising article last week under the headline “Temple Grandin not working on Animal Welfare for consumers benefit any more.” WHAT? Temple Grandin, if you aren’t acquainted, is the nation’s foremost authority on humane treatment and handling of food animals. She has literally written the book […]

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