Warmish…and an Anniversary

Supposed to get up over 100 by afternoon. About 93 now with some wind. Been working in the house, pampering my shoulder. I had got some medicine last week, but it wasn’t quite strong enough to whip it so I took Cindy in to a dentist yesterday afternoon and got a refill. So I amContinue reading “Warmish…and an Anniversary”

Back to facts…

Farm (ranch) productivitey Compared¬†to¬†1950‚Ķ‚Ķ ! If¬†same¬†farm¬†productivity¬†as¬†1950,¬† only¬†feed¬†half of¬†current¬†U.S.¬† population¬†‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ‚Ķ. ! No¬†food¬†for:¬† CA,¬†TX,¬†NY,¬†FL,¬†IL,¬†PA,¬†OH,¬†MI,¬†GA. Compared¬†to¬†1950‚Ķ‚Ķ ! Conventional¬†beef¬†cattle:¬† 2/3‚Äôs¬†less¬†CO 2,¬†land¬†and¬†feed¬†required ! Dairy¬†cattle:¬† 63%¬†more¬†milk¬†with¬†58%¬†fewer¬†cows,¬† 70%¬†less¬†manure 65%¬†less¬†water 90%¬†less¬†land 63%¬†less¬†CO 2 U.S.¬†cattle¬†farmers¬†&¬†ranchers¬† provide¬†25%¬†of¬†the¬†world‚Äôs¬†beef¬† with¬†10%¬†of¬†the¬†cattle 85%¬†of¬†U.S.¬†grazing¬†land¬†is¬† unsuitable¬†for¬†crop¬†production Globally,¬†beef¬†cattle¬†consume¬†just¬† 5%¬†of¬†total¬†grain¬†production And if your worried about Global Warming…. Livestock¬†accounts¬†for¬†less¬†than¬†3%¬† of¬†U.S.¬†greenhouse¬†gas¬†emissions Open¬†space¬†‚Äď primarily¬†managed¬†by¬† cattlemen¬†‚Äď provides¬†habitat¬†¬†for¬†¬† 75%¬†of¬†America‚Äôs¬†wildlife

And some more facts

Interesting findings from a report on 60 Minutes 60 minutes sugar Dr. Robert Lustig Gary Taubes Sugar: >150 pounds per capita Beef: 58 pounds per capita And here is what the Bible said about what to feed honord guests… Genesis¬†18:¬†7¬≠8 Abraham¬†also¬†ran¬†to¬†the¬†herd,¬†and¬†took¬†a¬†tender¬†and¬†choice calf¬†and¬†gave¬†it to¬†the¬†servant,¬†and¬†he¬†hurried¬† to¬†prepare¬†it.¬† He¬†took¬†curds¬†and¬†milk¬†and¬†the¬†calf¬†which¬†he¬†had¬†prepared,¬† and¬†placed¬†it before¬†themÕ嬆and¬†he¬†was¬†standing¬†by¬† them¬†under¬†the¬†tree¬†as¬†they¬†ate. Hmmm, beef! Not veggies! Or tofu! AndContinue reading “And some more facts”