Dave Carter

Executive Director, National Bison Association

Dave Carter studied journalism at University of Northern Colorado but found his true calling working with farmers and ranchers at the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union for 25 years. He’s now the executive director of the National Bison Association. Read more of Dave Carter's articles on newhope360.com

Posts by Dave Carter

in New Hope 360 Blog Dec 11, 2013

Industrial agriculture leaves farmers and consumers shortchanged

America's industrial farming system feeds more and people per acre each year, but in the process it's hurting the rural communities at the heart of....More
Use of antibiotics in livestock production
in New Hope 360 Blog Dec 02, 2013

Will the feds ever act on the issue of antibiotic resistance?

If federal rulemakers want to protect the health of Americans, they should tackle the issue of antibiotic resistance that results from our current....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Nov 11, 2013

The next crop of organic farmers needs careful cultivation

The future of agriculture lies with young farmers and those who teach them. But these instructors need adequate resources if they're going to give....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Oct 29, 2013

Farm Bill debate will test D.C.’s new mood

Politicians in Washington, D.C., have been talking a lot about the need for common sense in the aftermath of the debacle of a government shutdown....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Sep 30, 2013

Taking Grassfed with a Grain of…Grain

Grass-fed beef has captured the attention and devotion of big names in the food and dining industry, but is a little bit of grain really that bad?....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Sep 05, 2013

Water: the new carbon

Looking at the impact of carbon in the atmosphere is easy to understand and makes sense. It also ignores other issues that significantly impact our....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Aug 13, 2013

It’s time to clean up performance-enhancing drugs… in agriculture

When Commissioner Bud Selig wraps up his work with baseball, perhaps we can convince him to help us clean up the abuse of performance enhancing drugs....More
in New Hope 360 Blog Jul 31, 2013

Consumption as conservation

Can consumption be an act of conservation? Yes. Bison are a perfect case study....More
Sustainability shouldn’t require an exit strategy
in New Hope 360 Blog Jul 17, 2013

Sustainability shouldn’t require an exit strategy

Why do we assume that sustainability in food processing and marketing should stick to a three-year time table?....More
Patience and persistence win new markets for non-GMO label
in New Hope 360 Blog Jun 21, 2013

Patience and persistence win new markets for non-GMO label

U.S. approves non-GMO label for meat. A closer look at how we finally got it done....More

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