Category Archives: travel

Taking My Farm Story to New York City

Last week I had an amazing opportunity, I went to New York City to meet with journalists and bloggers.  The point of our visit was to help share our farm story and put a face on agriculture. As a farmer, … Continue reading

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Another Cold Day on the Farm

It’s winter time and it’s cold outside! This isn’t my favorite time of the year, I don’t like being cold.  Farmers who care for livestock normally spend quite a bit of time in the cold weather.  You might be saying, … Continue reading

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Who Is Telling the Story of Agriculture?

Last week I spent some time in Washington, D.C. visiting with my elected officials on issues that will impact my family farm.  It was a good trip but I really missed being with my family and working on the farm. … Continue reading

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Are You A ‘Hick’ If You Wear Cowboy Boots?

Today started out with our normal routine…sort of. I spent my morning paying bills, taking kids to school, running feed ration reports for our hogs, and then packing a suitcase. By ten this morning I was on my way to … Continue reading

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Day 2 of the Great Snow/Ice Storm

I thought yesterday was a rough day but it turns out it was nothing compared to today.  We decided I should get to the mill early this morning to help answer the phones and pay the bills.  Tuesday’s are the days … Continue reading

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If Farmers Left the USA

Recently I attended the American Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.  While we were there, Atlanta had one of it’s biggest snow storms on the record books.  The interstates, airports and all public transportation shut down.  The Governor declared … Continue reading

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