Monthly Archives: May 2011

Are You Food Insecure?

Did you know roughly 343,000 Missourians are experiencing hunger?  Did you know when it comes to hunger, rural regions have the highest concentrations of high need counties in Missouri?  I didn’t either until this week. This morning I traveled to … Continue reading

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St. Louis Comes to the Farm

Yesterday our family hosted seven remarkable guests from St. Louis, Missouri on our hog farm. It was an amazing opportunity for my family and for our guests and we all had a great time. We are very proud of the … Continue reading

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Does Your School Have an Ag Class?

Our daughter, Rachelle, was so excited for this quarter of school to begin.  She had waited all year for 4th quarter, not because it meant school was almost over, it was because she got to take Ag class with Mr. … Continue reading

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When the Birds Point Levee Broke, We ALL Lost.

My heart is breaking for all of my friends in Southeast Missouri today.  The Army Corps of Engineers decided last night to blast the Birds Point Levee in a two mile stretch to save the Illinois town of Cairo.  In … Continue reading

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