Field day to address animal rights concerns

In recent years, livestock organizations have tried to address what they consider to be unfair criticism from animal rights activists. They have taken a more active role in explaining the care ranchers and farmers take in handling their livestock.

Today, at a field day near Hutchinson, Animal Agriculture Alliance executive vice president Kay Smith will explain how her organization is helping the industry respond to concerns about animal care. Other topics will also be discussed. All livestock producers and others involved in the business are invited. The event starts at 3:30 p.m. at the Jon Mollhagen family’s Reno Ranch. Go here for directions.