slaughterhouses

Agri View: Elimination of Slaughterhouses

Dan Agri View, Cattle, Pork, Poultry, Sheep-Goats

Everett Griner talks about eliminating slaughterhouses not such a good idea in today’s Agri View. Elimination of Slaughterhouses It is a very large group of people who don’t like the way animals are processed for food. In other words, they want to do away with slaughterhouses. That is a term that has a very wide identification. You don’t process chickens …

politics

Agri View: Trade, Politics Impacting Farm Jobs

Dan Agri View, Trade

Everett Griner talks about how trade and politics directly impact farm jobs and farming in today’s Agri View. Trade, Politics Impacting Farm Jobs The uncertainty of the future of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) has a lot of people, besides farmers, concerned. If you look at the current structure and the possibilities, you can see why. An estimated 21 …

problems

Agri View: Agriculture Problems

Dan Agri View

Everett Griner talks about birds can be added to the list of problems facing farmers along with insects and diseases in today’s Agri View. Agriculture Problems Well, no matter where you live you if you plant a crop you will have to fight bugs and diseases to raise it. Many crops attract other destructive creatures. Texas has the Planthopper. A …

imported organics

Agri View: Imported Organics

Dan Agri View, Organic

Everett Griner talks about how unreliable imported organics really are in today’s Agri View. Imported Organics Organic farming has become a well known phrase in today’s world. From it’s start a little more than a decade ago, it has grown continuously with more producers and more consumers. Now, we are learning that there are products being sold, as organic, that …

zodiac

Agri View: Planting by Zodiac Signs

Dan Agri View

Everett Griner talks about the zodiac signs influence on farming in today’s Agri View. Planting by Zodiac Signs You know agriculture is an industry in constant change. But, there is one change that hardly anyone has noticed. Farmers have quit planting by the signs. Planting by the signs meant by the zodiac signs in the Old Farmer’s Almanac. It listed …

agriculture weather

Agri View: Agriculture Weather

Dan Agri View, Weather

Everett Griner talks about how costly 2017 was to agriculture due to weather damage in today’s Agri View. Agriculture Weather Well, first it was Irma, then a very unusual snowfall, that caused farmers in the southeast heavily. The major damage was to the fruit and vegetable crops. But, other sectors of agriculture were also impacted. Few people are aware that …