The BARN’s “Colorado Women in Agriculture Series”, courtesy of CommonGround: Kelsey Pope

“Meatless Meat” Myth

BRIGGSDALE, CO – February 17, 2020 – Women continue to change the face of many industries, including agriculture. Through managing harvests, running the business and implementing new technologies, like: wind power and using RFID in the tracking of dairy cows for instance. Women are on the front lines – feeding our nation and the world. Many may be surprised to learn that women farmers make up 37 percent of Colorado’s producers. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture there are 21,443 women farmers in Colorado, who farm more than 13 million acres, making a nearly $285 million impact on the economy. There is a group of women farmers here in Colorado that are dedicated to sharing their personal experiences, science and research to help consumers sort through the growing number of myths and misinformation surrounding food and farming. The  BARN’s “Women in Agriculture” series continues with my guest today…Kelsey Pope is a Colorado rancher, “Ag on the forefront” blogger, digital agri-marketing consultant and freelance writer discussing:

  • Pope’s Background & Involvement with CommonGround Colorado
  • Pope’s involvement with the Colorado Cattlewomen & Colorado Livestock Associations
  • Mention of the CLA’s 11th Annual Marshall Frasier Beef Symposium
  • “Meatless Meat” Myth  vs Real Meat Facts
  • Ingredients in “Meatless Meats” vs Real Meat
  • What more can We in Agriculture Do?
  • Common Ground Information
  • Final thoughts & more


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02-17-20 The BARN's "Colorado Women in Agriculture Series", courtesy of CommonGround: Kelsey Pope

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.