Archive | October, 2009

Right Angles for Thursday Afternoon

Right Angles for Thursday Afternoon

A few items to note this afternoon: My friends over at the NCBA Young Producers “Cattle Call” Blog took up the issue today. Lindsay has been on radio programs from Topeka, Kansas to Madison, Wisconsin this week, further illustrating the national implications this vote has for livestock production. Hungry AND Stinky to Save the Planet […]

Right Angles for a Sunday Evening in NYC

Right Angles for a Sunday Evening in NYC

Sitting on the 39th floor of the Millennium Hilton overlooking the World Trade Center reconstruction site, here are a few links and stories that came across my desk over vacation.     — Most recently, legislators and farm leaders in Michigan rolled over and capitulated to Pacelle and his anti-meat eating terrorist organization HSUS. Pacelle […]

My Weekly Column: Issue 2

My Weekly Column: Issue 2

Issue 2 Means Safe, Local, Affordable Food     We’re in the last few weeks ahead of an election, which means many of us are starting to seriously examine the major issues and candidates among which we’ll have to cast our ballots. Voting is one of our most sacred rights as Americans, and one of […]

My Cattle Call Debut

My Cattle Call Debut

I made my debut this morning at the Cattle Call blog, hosted by the National Cattlemens’ Beef Association and written by fellow members of NCBA’s Young Producers’ Council. Editor Cari Rincker assembled a great group of young Cattlemen from around the country to dish on various issues facing agriculture and the beef industry. I joined […]

Guest Editorial on the Waxman-Markey Bill

Guest Editorial on the Waxman-Markey Bill

An editorial about the Waxman-Markey bill (H.R. 2454) from House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Frank Lucas (R-OK) and Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) was published yesterday in a special energy section of The Hill. In the editorial, Rep. Lucas and Sen. Chambliss highlight various recent studies that show the devastating impact the […]