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Ask A Farmer or Rancher

Ask A Farmer or RancherQuestions? Ask A Farmer or Rancher What do you want to know about farming, ranching, or agriculture? This #FoodChat focused on helping non-farm, non-ranch people learn more about who live and work on ranches and farms. Find out about how things get done and discover what people in agriculture think about some hot ag topics.

Grazinglands and Global Climate Change

Grazinglands and Global Climate Change Knowing how the environmental cycle works is important to those that depend on grazing lands. Dr. Jack Morgan provides some insight on the environmental science and what farm / ranch managers need to know when selecting grasslands and forage options.

What is Russia Pork Production Like?


Dr. Lisa Becton provides background on African Swine Fever situation in Russia, and in so doing provides some great background on the state of Russian pork production. Of note is almost half of the Russian pork production is on communal farms, peasant farms, or private small home farms, where the main use of pork production is a waste removal system.