There has been some devastating avian influenza (bird flu) outbreaks in the U.S. in recent years. This includes the first outbreak of bird flu this year at a Tyson-contracted farm in Tennessee in March. Tyson is the largest chicken meat producer in the U.S. As Dave Dickey writes, researchers should be cautious.
Samuel Clovis, a former college professor and talk radio host, was recently nominated to the post of USDA undersecretary for research, education and economics.
In getting behind Clovis, agricultural trade organizations are taking a short-term view with long-term implications, writes Dave Dickey.
Dave Dickey writes that until our kids know with certainty that a pickle is a cucumber or that french fries come from potatoes, there’s work to do. Without knowledge about agriculture, informed decisions are impossible.
This father-son pair should take their lumps, serve the three month jail sentence and become the poster CEOs for any other corporation’s chief that thinks cutting corners in the workplace is OK, writes Dave Dickey.