Skip to site content

Food Security

The Department of Agriculture has dropped the word “hunger” from its annual report. Now 35 million Americans suffer instead from “low food security.” Such a euphemism is almost Orwellian. There are still 10.8 million who suffer from very low food security, missing at least one meal a week. Some years ago, W. Stanley Mooneyham wrote […] Read More

Mad Cow and Food Security

A few weeks before the discovery of an animal with Mad Cow disease in the United States, I participated in an educational visit to an area cattle farm. The owner spoke to us at length concerning his operation. His practice is to buy about 150 recently weaned calves at sale barns. He rotates them through […] Read More