Tag: prevent disease



An Inside Look at Mid-Season Management of GMO and Organic Crops

By Jennie Schmidt Jennie is a Maryland farmer. She is also a registered dietitian who speaks about food and farming systems, sustainability and family farms. When I tell people I’m a farmer, they often think I work hard at planting and harvest, but assume I…

Tag: prevent disease



Livestock Farmers are Committed to Responsible Antibiotic Use

By Peggy Greenway Peggy and her husband, Brad, raise beef cattle and pigs in Mitchell, South Dakota. As a farmer, I get a lot of questions from moms who are concerned about antibiotics in their meat. As a mother, this topic is very important to…