How closing the Mexican border would affect American ag
Last week in a tweet, President Donald Trump announced he would close the Mexican border due to maxed out detention areas if Mexico did not stop immigrants from coming to the United States. The announcement came as shock to many and brought concern over how this would affect the economy, the consumer, and agriculture.
Stimulating Calf Immunity
Heather Smith Thomas
Angus Beef Bulletin Extra
A cow in a natural environment may not become exposed to very many disease-causing organisms, but many cattle are confined part of the year in corrals, small pens or pastures that have been contaminated by heavy cattle use — with more chance of disease spread. With vaccination and natural exposure to various pathogens, the cow develops many antibodies and strong immunity. During the last part of pregnancy she puts these antibodies into the colostrum she produces, so her calf can have instant immunity right after it suckles.
Dear AOC: Agriculture Isn’t a Problem to Fix, We’re the Industry to Follow
The Farmer’s Daughter USA
So I’ll be blunt: I’m fairly certain that she doesn’t actually know that much about agriculture. At least that’s how she comes across in the (albeit short) clip. She stutters a bit, tries to make a reference to corn, and then throws out the trendy “regenerative ag” label.