Ag Myth Busting!

This page is intended to provide a clearing house of articles and resources that BUST MYTHS about modern agriculture, common misconceptions that cause confusion and fear for consumers.

Thanks for visiting! We hope these articles provide useful, factual information and address some concerns about  modern farming.

GENERAL

10 mega myths about farming to remember on your next grocery run via Washington Post

ANTIBIOTICS

Antibiotic use: An Oregon shepherd’s story

Clearing the Confusion About Animal Antibiotics by veterinarian Dr. Dorman 

Animal Health Top Concern for Farmers, Veterinarians by Elizabeth Quesnell Kohtz is a dairy veterinarian and fifth-generation farmer

Antibiotic Use in Food Animals (part of series by Best Food Facts)

Animal Antibiotics & Antibiotic Resistance info

 

GMOs

Check out an entire page devoted to GMO myth-busting

 

RANCHING

How much time do cattle spend in rangeland streams? Not so much, says OSU study