This photo was recently sent my way. Taken in Washington D.C. by Mike Callicrate, this photograph is of a protest against the "Cow Fart Tax." Have you ever seen smog over a cattle ranch? Yeah, me either.
This Care & Respect Campaign, sponsored by the Kansas Farm Bureau sets an excellent precedent for others to follow. Consumers want to know more about the people who produce their food. No one tells this story more effectively than those who live it 24/7. After things slow down post-graduation, I might have to compile a few myself.
Next up, blogger and veterinarian Steve McDonald writes at Rural Vet Windshield Time, and I think his blog entry is worth noting. Check it out at Earth Day...We've Been Having them 12,000 Years, Give or Take.
Finally, National Beef Ambassador and Pennsylvania beef producer, Jennifer Rassler, put together this video to celebrate Earth Day. Thanks for all of your great efforts to tell the agriculture story in unique ways! You are all shining stars in my book!
Quick BEEF Daily Fact: Did you see yesterday's news headlines? Check this one out: Animal rights activist on FBI's 'Most Wanted Terrorists' list.