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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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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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Larry the Feed Guy

When Rachelle was five days old, I went back to work full-time on our farm.  “Why so soon,” you might ask?  I had to write paychecks and pay bills, we had a week’s worth of sows that had been bred … Continue reading

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The Drought of 2012 – What’s the Impact to Livestock Farmers?

This year has been very challenging for farmers and ranchers all over the United States.  Our farm is no different than the majority of farms, we are very, very dry and in need of lots of rain.  Kevin and I … 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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