In fact of the top 12 posts below, six have something to do with HSUS if you include the [yellow tail] wine posts. If you recall, the family-run Australian wine maker was set to donate money to HSUS when a successful movement driven by social media called them out. A similar movement invoving Pilot Travel Centers was also successful.
The top post involves the corn genome and was published on November 19, 2009. Yet it continues to draw a lot of eyeballs today, including from Google image searches. People want to see what the genome looks like!
In addition to the top dozen, a few other top posts and favorites are below. There's also a link to the top posts from 2009.
- Corn genome sequence - 'wiring diagram' - being released
- Video: How to destroy a [yellow tail] wine bottle
- Reactions from the HSUS town hall meeting
- Corn Farmers Coalition aims to educate policymakers
- Myths, facts about meat production
- Atrazine: What is the safety limit
- Don't be fooled by HSUS - it's all about the money
- HSUS uses National Animal Shelter week to promote false image
- Nebraska farm families recognized for participating in 'Sustaining Innovation'
- Become a fan of [yellow fail]
- Sun Chips: There's a bit of Nebraska in that compostable bag
- Nebraska Ag Classic confronts HSUS issues
Other top posts from 2010:
- Taste test at Husker Harvest Days: HFCS, cane sugar or stevia?
- Bogus times, Grist articles on HFCS add to echo chamber
- Careers in agriculture important to Nebraska
- Corn harvest in the snow
- Mike Rowe on agriculture; plus his early days on TV
- Frogs, atrazine and the Nutty Professor
- Dirty oil is getting dirtier
- Real Nebraska farming on Facebook
Remember tweet corn and astroturffed fools? You can find a list of all the top blog posts from 2009 here.