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The American Farmer

Everyday I watch this man pull out of our driveway. Everyday I worry what the day might hold. I worry that the wind blew too hard during the night. I worry the storm we got the evening before rained where we didn't need it and left the other parched fields starving for a drink. I worry today will be a good day and then the next three will be terrible. I worry he feels more defeat than he does triumph...
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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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