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Anxiety on the Farm & Jury Duty

When a livestock farmer is called for jury duty, anxiety sets in. This happened to my husband last night. Kevin came in from working at 9:30 p.m. and he found the letter requesting his presence at the county court house … Continue reading

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It’s Been a LONG Time!

It’s been over a year since I have blogged and I feel a little guilty.  A lot has happened on our farm over the last year.  Our beans didn’t get planted last year due to the extreme amounts of rain.   That was depressing!  … Continue reading

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Food Dialogues Come to Missouri

Last week was a hectic week for our family. I had four meetings in four days and between the kids they had three doctor/dental appointments and three ballgames. I felt like I spent most of my time on the road! … Continue reading

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Teaching the Next Generation to Farm

One of the things I love about farming is working with my husband and kids.  This past Sunday we spent most of the day working cattle.  A couple of our young heifers had scratched their eyes on tree limbs and got … Continue reading

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Livestock Shows & Lessons Learned

  We had our county fair last week and as usual, it was a busy time for us.  We are still in the hay fields but Kevin did a great job planning his mowing so he could mow the day … Continue reading

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Farming in a Blizzard, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!

We have really been hit hard with winter weather in the last 6 days. The first round of bad weather dumped around a foot of snow on our farm.  We need the moisture but when it comes in the form … 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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