Southern Minnesota farmer and broadcaster Jerry Groskreutz was frustrated. Sitting on a panel discussing the public's perception of agriculture, he said the idea that feedlots abused animals drove him crazy.
"Those animals eat better, have better nutrition, better health care, than a lot of people in this world," he told the Farmfest gathering last week.
The overriding theme in the conversation was clear: Consumer attitudes, not farming practices, are the problem. Read more