Meat-filled Monday with beef

It was never difficult to find beef for meal options growing up. Not only did my family raise our own beef cattle [and still do], but we would often use our own cuts of meat to create home-cooked recipes for my mom, dad, sister and me. Beef was a staple item in my diet growing … Continue reading Meat-filled Monday with beef

3 reasons you must have fun to win

Friday afternoon, the sun was beaming down on the dirt track and green infield. Hooves stomped the ground in anticipation. The crisp March air blew through the nostrils of eager horses, ready to race.Above the barns, people gathered with family and friends, food, drinks and track schedules in hand. The track was ready. Jockies were … Continue reading 3 reasons you must have fun to win

Today’s food, tomorrow’s future — National Ag Day 2016

Just a few years ago, I spent my first National Ag Day in Washington, D.C., talking to legislative assistants and congressional representatives about agricultural policy. I have returned two times during this week to not only share my ag story from my family farm in Ohio, but also to network and learn from those whose … Continue reading Today’s food, tomorrow’s future — National Ag Day 2016

My week, your week, National Ag Week!

Believe it or not, we have reached the middle of March! Spring is in the air and the seasons are shifting to much more tolerable weather... I know for me, anyway! Not only is weather changing, but outside activities and priorities are also.This upcoming week, it is time to celebrate the integral industry for you, … Continue reading My week, your week, National Ag Week!

Marketing is a first-world issue. Let’s change that.

The plethora of my college experience was in marketing and communications. Just a few years ago, I was in love with strategizing and developing campaigns to drive markets, meet consumer demand and ultimately, make more sales and impact the economy.Now, I despise it.Our world has become one of extraordinary misinformation. Superficial needs raise above those … Continue reading Marketing is a first-world issue. Let’s change that.