Tag Archives: agriculture

When It Rains, It Pours!

We finished planting our corn on Saturday, May 25th around 2:00 a.m.  Later that day the rain set in and it rained over seven inches last week on our farm.  And on top of that, the temperature dropped to the … Continue reading

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Finally Planting Corn on May 21st!

It’s been a busy and stressful month for us.  We have had a lot of rain, 3 1/2 inches to be exact.  Last week we were finally able to get in our fields to work the ground.  The weeds took … Continue reading

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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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Life In a Rural Community

Last week our daughter had a big basketball game at her school against a neighboring town; it was the “Think Pink” game that is becoming an annual tradition for our school.  FCCLA organized this event to raise money for breast … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward – Agriculture Style

With all of the negative news in today’s world, it’s easy to think we live in a troubled place.  It’s easy to become cynical and think no one cares about their neighbors anymore.  Today I received a phone call that … 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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It’s November Already?

I can not believe November is already here.  The last two months have flown by for our family.  In October, exactly 100 days after we were hit by the bad storm that destroyed our bins, we were able to start … Continue reading

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