Blog Policies

Advertising – Advertising is not allowed on hosted blogs. Please do not email me and ask to advertise your product. Furthermore, this is a Pennsylvania State University-affiliated educational blog, not a platform for selling products.

Comment Moderation – As much as I value comments and opinions, comments are moderated for this blog.  This is a Pennsylvania State University-affiliated blog and I must work to maintain the integrity and respect of the institution.

Copyright – I have placed this work in the public domain and I disclaim all copyright to the work. I have created this work to benefit the greater good, with specific emphasis on the agriculture community. This work may be freely reproduced, distributed, transmitted, used, modified, built upon, or otherwise disseminated by anyone for any purpose, commercial or non-commercial, and in any way, including by methods that have not yet been invented or conceived.

Please respect the copyright of authors whose material I excerpt for educational purposes. My copyright policy exists for my original work only, not excerpted work from other authors. I make every attempt to clearly identify excerpted works in my posts and podcasts, and if you are in doubt, ask me. I can always be reached at

Guest PostsI welcome guest posts! If you wish to guest post, drop me a note at I ask that guest posts are relevant to agriculture, specifically meat science. Please keep the post credible, research-based, and objective.

Official Communication – This blog does not represent official communications from The Pennsylvania State University or Pennsylvania State University Extension. The views expressed herein and of guest authors do not necessarily reflect the views of The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania State University Extension, or of any other individual university employee.

I reserve the right to amend, append or otherwise modify these policies.