Category Archives: FFA

National Agriculture Day Down on the Farm

Yesterday was National Agriculture Day, a day to celebrate agriculture in our country. On our farm, we spent the day caring for our livestock like we do every day on the farm. I began my day at a meeting that … Continue reading

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So God Made A Farmer – What About the Modern Farm?

I’m not a big football fan but I do love spending time with my husband.  My husband watches one football game a year on TV, and that’s the Super Bowl.  Many of my friends tell me how lucky I am … Continue reading

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Department of Labor Pulls the Proposed Child Labor Regulations

Tonight I received some news that made my day!  The kids and I were taking care of our cattle when I glanced down at my phone because I had a message.   I had to do a double take when I read the … Continue reading

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FFA Greenhand Ceremony Turns Into An Advocacy Booster Shot

I have been kind of quiet on my blog the last couple of months.  It’s not because I haven’t had anything to write about, it’s because I haven’t had enough time to write.  Between harvest, ball practices/games for two children, … 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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FFA Comes to Church

This week is National FFA week and it was a great surprise for me to walk into church yesterday morning and witness a sea of Blue & Gold FFA jackets lining the front rows of our church.  Our pastor explained it … Continue reading

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