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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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National Agriculture Day Down on the Farm

Yesterday was National Agriculture Day, a day to celebrate agriculture in our country. On our farm, we spent the day caring for our livestock like we do every day on the farm. I began my day at a meeting that … Continue reading

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So God Made A Farmer – What About the Modern Farm?

I’m not a big football fan but I do love spending time with my husband.  My husband watches one football game a year on TV, and that’s the Super Bowl.  Many of my friends tell me how lucky I am … 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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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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FFA Comes to Church

This week is National FFA week and it was a great surprise for me to walk into church yesterday morning and witness a sea of Blue & Gold FFA jackets lining the front rows of our church.  Our pastor explained it … Continue reading

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