“Finish Your Food!”

Tru Agvocates

  • “Finish Your Food!”

    November 6, 2015

    We were all told by our mothers: there are starving children in Africa. Finish your food. Well it looks like mom may have been onto something, but we don’t even need to go as far as Africa to see her point. While 15% (that’s 48.1 million) of Americans are food insecure and struggle to obtain adequate … Read More

  • An Aggie’s Perspective on DC

    November 4, 2015

    There was a special buzz in the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) office in Washington, D.C. as I walked in the doors at 7:30 AM sharp (nearly an hour before I normally arrive). The office was animated by excited chatter and fueled by copious amounts of coffee. Why? A very special visitor coming into the … Read More

  • Welcome to Tru Agvocates!

    November 3, 2015

    The origins of the Tru Agvocates blog:  a bit of an explanation… More than at any other time in my life, agriculture is a topic of public discussion, and not just at the small-town greasy-spoon cafe.  Agriculture is the subject of NY Times bestsellers, award-winning documentaries, and headline-grabbing reports from the World Health Organization (WHO).    … Read More