Cyber Porch—Antibiotics, Trans Fats, and 2013 Top Ag Stories

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. 

1.     Vaccinate yourself with information about this issue: This ag-medical expert describes four ways to manage antibiotic resistance. Another good source about antibiotics–Dr. Hurd’s blog.

      2.     As Homer supposedly said, “Donuts—is there anything they can’t do?”   The FDA extends the comment period for its proposal to reduce trans fats in processed food
      3.   WTF: The Drovers Cattle Network provides a quick rundown of the key agriculture stories of the year. They correctly point out that we should ask WTF—Where’s the Farmer?—for each of these controversies that seem to consume us for better or worse.  
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