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Education and the “Social Distancing” of Agriculture

Education and the “Social Distancing” of Agriculture

By Understanding Ag / May 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Education and the “Social Distancing” of Agriculture

Ray Archuleta, Understanding Ag, LLC Recently, I went to a local sandwich shop, hoping for a sit-down lunch. But instead I walked into a nearly empty restaurant. This empty area made me feel uneasy, like I had walked into a futuristic sci-fi movie displaying the de-population of humans by some strange pestilence.  A sense of […]

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Time for a Garden

Time for a Garden

By Understanding Ag / April 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Time for a Garden

By Gabe Brown, Understanding Ag, LLC It’s the time of the year when many of us are thinking about growing a garden.  With the ongoing pandemic highlighting the importance of having a healthy immune system, it is more important than ever that we do what we can to ensure that we are growing and consuming […]

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Let’s be Responsible

Let’s be Responsible

By Understanding Ag / April 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Let’s be Responsible

By Shane New  Understanding Ag, LLC I want to preface this blog by stating up front that some may find the contents controversial.  My intentions are not to belittle the current situation, anyone or anything an individual does. My intention is to promote thought and conversation as to how our country can move forward so we, […]

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Invest in Yourself

Invest in Yourself

By Understanding Ag / April 19, 2020 / Comments Off on Invest in Yourself

By Gabe Brown and Shane New, Understanding Ag, LLC The continuing COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on economies all over the world.  Businesses are being closed, work hours reduced and many people have been laid off. The stock market has lost a full one-third of its value in a very short time.  This […]

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So, do you really want to plant corn

So, do you really want to plant corn?

By Understanding Ag / April 14, 2020 / Comments Off on So, do you really want to plant corn?

With corn planting underway in many parts of the country, I couldn’t help but think just how risky that decision is.  I am not talking about risk from the standpoint of weather and concerns regarding growing conditions—I am talking specifically about the decision to plant corn, period. Look at the data from the latest farming […]

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Gather ‘Round - Turkey Dinner

“Gather ‘Round”

By Understanding Ag / April 11, 2020 / Comments Off on “Gather ‘Round”

by Gabe Brown, Understanding Ag, LLC Partner So here we are, in a situation that most of us have never been in: spending the majority of our time “in lockdown.”  We are used to the frantic pace that is life. While the kids eat a quick breakfast of processed cereal, we make sure they have […]

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Healthy Gut, Healthy Body

Healthy Gut, Healthy Body

By Understanding Ag / April 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Healthy Gut, Healthy Body

Allen R Williams, Ph.D., Understanding Ag, LLC Partner We often think of ourselves as a single organism called a person.  However, we are actually made up of a dazzling array of parts (arms, legs, ears, nose, eyes, etc.) and pieces (heart, liver, kidneys, pancreas, stomach, intestines, etc.).  Somehow all these parts and pieces function as […]

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Wake Up, America!

Wake Up, America!

By Understanding Ag / April 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Wake Up, America!

By Gabe Brown and Shane New, Understanding Ag LLC With the chaos occurring in our country at present, we need to slow down, gather our thoughts and “touch bottom.”  This story, shared with me by a former Navy SEAL, illustrates this point.   In one training exercise, the SEAL candidates’ hands are tied together, as well as […]

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Why Regenerative Agriculture?

Why Regenerative Agriculture?

By Understanding Ag / March 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Why Regenerative Agriculture?

Allen R Williams, Ph.D., Understanding Ag, LLC As I described in my preceding blog, it is getting crazy out there and the panic buying is not subsiding.  What is occurring in our nation, and around the world, only serves to substantiate why we need regenerative agriculture now more than ever.  It is no longer just about […]

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Salvaging a Profit in the Current Cattle Market

Salvaging a Profit in the Current Cattle Market

By Understanding Ag / March 26, 2020 / Comments Off on Salvaging a Profit in the Current Cattle Market

By Gabe Brown and Shane New, Understanding Ag, LLC The continuing downward slide in the cattle market has left many with knots in their stomachs.  Should one “jump ship” and sell at what is most likely a loss, or does one hang on for a while longer?  Instead of making a quick decision based on […]

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