Ranch News Today – January 22, 2013

Posted on January 22, 2013

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Young people interested in careers in agriculture can apply for admission to the LSU AgCenter’s Louisiana Young Ag Producers Program. The program runs for one year and includes classroom study and hands-on experience.

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Each day Twitter is flooded with #agchat, #ranchlife and #beef topics – and that’s just the beginning. Get to know the people behind the tweets during a “tweet-up” at the 2013 Cattle Industry Annual Convention in Tampa, Fla.

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“We can’t process cattle that don’t exist,” Mike Martin, Cargill Director of Communications.

Each day Twitter is flooded with #agchat, #ranchlife and #beef topics – and that’s just the beginning. Get to know the people behind the tweets during a “tweet-up” at the 2013 Cattle Industry Annual Convention in Tampa, Fla.

In the end, incorporating agriculture is not really as hard as it may sound. Any student can benefit from having this in their every day classroom. From a simple math lesson, to a research paper, it is all beneficial for the growing minds of our future leaders. Our country was founded with agriculture being a main ideal. Why not keep it that way?

Convicted felons and those with mental health records should be banned from purchasing firearms. Background checks should be thorough. But we know that these necessary safeguards still won’t protect the innocent from an armed assailant’s intent to harm. Bottom-line: The gun issue is different for women.

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