Some folks used to sit on the front porch, sharing news and stories. Now most of us sit Dilbert-style in a cubicle as the digital world surges at us. Here are three ag-related stories we’re talking about today on our front porch.
|Bacon Sundae, anyone?|
Beefy Moves: McDonald’s Corporation announced starting in 2016 it will begin an endeavor to purchase verified sustainable beef, as a part of its mission to purchase sustainable beef for all its restaurants worldwide. CAST recently published an influential paper regarding beef production, Animal Feed vs. Human Food: Challenges and Opportunities in Sustaining Animal Agriculture Toward 2050.
Homer Would Be Drooling: I’m not shoving bacon at you, but baconmania continues. This article explains a “Bacon Elegance Dinner,” this video describes how you can “share your love of bacon with your kids” at a science center, and this blog looks at the phenomenon from a pig’s point of view.
A Cheesy Problem: Kraft Foods in Chicago warned Velveeta fans they may have a hard time finding the Super Bowl staple in the weeks leading up to the big February 2 game.
by dan gogerty (pic from usatoday.com)
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