Tag Archives: Opinion

ELD – Good or Bad for Animal Agriculture

Read this article You may have to do a bit of research to wrap your arms around this topic! What piece of legislation is causing all the conflict? How long has this been going on? What are the benefits of … Continue reading

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What’s new with the pipeline?

You’ll be doing a bit of research today.  We haven’t checked in on the Dakota Access Pipeline in several months.  What’s been happening with the pipeline? Read this article. Read this article. Read this article.   In your blog post – … Continue reading

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What are the facts?

The Dakota Access Pipeline has been in the news. A LOT!  So – what’s fact and what’s fiction about the Pipeline? Read this article Read this article Read this article Finally, read this article. So – what’s fact and what’s … Continue reading

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In the Future

If you are interested, the National FFA Convention sessions will be streamed online at ffa.org/convention.  It is also available on DISH and Direct TV on RFDTV.  Liz Renner will be on stage as a Star in AgriScience finalist on Thursday … Continue reading

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Mistakes

We all make mistakes!  Some are larger and wider reaching than others.  What is the biggest mistake you’ve made?  What have you done to make up for that error?  Have you recovered your reputation or the hurt you caused?  On … Continue reading

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To Label or Not to Label?

Keep working on your BIG Idea – is it due October 26th!  Also, how is your progress coming on Leadership CDEs?  If in doubt, re-read the expectations here. We’re going to dig a little deeper into the issue of GMO … Continue reading

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Where I Live

Keep working, or START, on your BIG Idea and Leadership CDEs.  If you are interested on being on this year’s Ag Issues (7) or Ag Communications (3) teams, let me know!  Both teams need to get started very soon! If you … Continue reading

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Food Inc. 2

Today we’ll watch Unintended Consequences and The Dollar Menu. Unintended Consequences: •Who is responsible for keeping our food safe? •Any ideas for ways to improve that system? The Dollar Menu: •The film gives the impression that food is either cheap … Continue reading

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Semester Wrap Up- Food Inc.

We’ll be watching Food Inc. over the next four days.  Each day there will be a response to post on your blog.  This will be our Semester Post.  All posts must be done on time! Fast Food to All Food: … Continue reading

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GMO labeling – Semester Post!

It’s research time!   Over the past few years, several states have introduced ballot initiatives that relate to the labeling of GMO products or crops. Which states have had such legislation? Which state/states recently had this issue on their ballot? … Continue reading

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