The 1st grade approach

Remember when you were six? Being chosen for “show and tell” was a big deal. My elementary-age kids have brought their class everything from Indian beads dug on the family ranch to a misshapen egg their chicken laid. A newborn baby sister has even made a school...
Meat is about trust, author says

Meat is about trust, author says

Meat is about trust, says author   by Katie Alexander Imagine living when there was no supermarket or grocery store where you could buy food, having to grow just about everything your family needs. That could be any rural area in the country a couple hundred years...
Consumer trends, more than fads

Consumer trends, more than fads

Consumer trends, more than fads By Hannah Johlman Trends in the food business affect people far beyond restaurant diners and retail shoppers. They reach back to the farm and ranch to shape the way food is produced, keeping consumer demand for high-quality, sustainable...

Every number has a story: 105

As a senior at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, I’ve sat through countless PowerPoint lectures during my college career. And let me tell you, it can get old. But learning isn’t about sitting in the classroom anymore…..or just for students either. Enter the...

Educate, Network, Engage!

For many college students across the country, this week is when the spring semester kicks into full swing. The long winter break back home at the family farm or ranch has come to an end. It can be a bittersweet transition trading chores for studying – for at least...