Archive: October 2017

A Dual Farmer’s Perspective on Sustainability and Tech in Agriculture

Published: October 10, 2017
By 2050, the global population is expected to reach 10 billion, requiring the world’s farmers to produce 50 percent more food. Annie Dee of Dee River Ranch is one of those farmers helping bring more food to the table for consumers. She transformed her family farm into a modern row crop and beef cattle operation, spanning 10,000 acres. Committed to innovation, Dee is an agricultural advocate and continually seeks new ways to farm sustainably and ...

Animal Well-Being: Increasing Day by Day

Published: October 09, 2017
Whether he is caring for his flock of sheep, playing with his dog, or working on his computer writing stories for hundreds to read, Paulo Palma Beraldo loves agriculture. As a 24-year-old, journalist from Brazil, Paulo has been selected as a delegate for the 2017 Youth Ag Summit in Brussels, Belgium in October. See more of his perspectives and experiences on his Portuguese blog De Olho no ...

Meet Bayer’s Youth Ag Summit Delegate: Lili Dóra Brassó

Published: October 09, 2017
Did you know there are nearly three chickens for every person on the planet? Did you know there are five countries in the world where there are more cattle than people? Did you know in 2003, one pig in the United Kingdom gave birth to 27 piglets, the largest litter ever recorded? As an animal production engineer, these facts and many more fascinate Lili Dóra Brassó, a delegate from Hungary for the Youth Ag Summit in Brussels, Belgium this ...

Making Every Day, World Animal Day

Published: October 04, 2017
Whether they are covered in fur, scales or feathers, regardless of if they stand on two feet, four hooves, or slither on the ground, and it doesn’t matter if they moo, purr, oink, squeak, or chirp, October 4 is a big day for animals worldwide. Animals are an important part of our lives and World Animal Day is an appropriate occasion to celebrate their contribution to the world and the many roles they play in our ...