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Wildfires Stir Emotion in the Flyover States

“The flyover states, nothing exciting ever happens there.  I can’t imagine anyone wanting to live down there.”  This statement came from a fellow passenger as I was flying from California to Missouri a while back.  I simply smiled and told the lady I … 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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Did You Know McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and Sonic All Support HSUS?

(Disclaimer:  The intent of this blog is to help people outside of agriculture to understand why some farmers choose to raise their animals indoors.  What works on my farm may not work for another farmer, each farm is different, as are the genetics of … 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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Are You Using Scare Tactics to Sell Your Products?

It seems like every day I find an article on the internet or an ad on TV telling me I should only eat organic, or that I should shop at farmer’s markets if I want safe food for my family, … Continue reading

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