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What are we to do with all the Byproducts?

Did you know that a significant amount of the food you eat has byproducts associated with it?  A byproducts is something that is produced in order to provide a useful primary product. Many of these byproducts can be utilized in some way by other industries, while others cannot. One of the biggest users of agricultural byproducts in the Central Valley
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Milk Pasteurization Explained

Let’s talk about pasteurization. Pasteurization is the simple practice of heating milk to a specific temperature for a specific amount of time. There are several different formulas of temperature and time, but the desired result is the same for all of them. The goal of pasteurization is to destroy harmful pathogens in your dairy products. It was developed in the
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Activism is Real

Activism is real. I have seen several posts in our Facebook Group this week reminding me of that. Pretty much everyone who has a disagreement with conventional agriculture in any way could find fault in something I do...
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Crop Ag and Animal Ag Working Together

For years now there has been an argument against Animal Agriculture claiming that mankind could eat more efficiently if we took the animals out of the equation and we all ate plant based diets. While this may be a valid concept, it lacks a serious amount of practicality. Animal Agriculture has a very important and efficient role in feeding the
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