Ashley Howlett's Blog – February 2014 Archive (2)

The Roles of a Dairy Farmer

When most people think of future careers today they either have something they're passionate about or they look for a career with the most income. When you think of the diverse jobs in America it can range from jobless, to CEO of a large company and the random jobs in between. For centuries farmers have always been at the bottom of the spectrum, having people look down upon us because we prefer to work in the filth and receive a small amount of pay. In the past one hundred years it's been…

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Added by Ashley Howlett on February 17, 2014 at 3:26pm — 1 Comment

Why big ag?

As a young farmer my biggest pet peeve is hearing about how awful big, corporate agriculture is. We hear about it all the time; weather it’s an article recently published, or an opinionated peer. With my strong agriculture roots I can’t help but explain how agriculture got to be the way it is today. There are reasons why many people don’t know who their farmers are or how their food was made.

The past one hundred years have changed our ways of living and farming drastically. The…

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Added by Ashley Howlett on February 6, 2014 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

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