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Breeding Day at Our Farm – What an Adventure!

***NOTE:  Due to my mishap with my phone last week, I did not take pictures this morning under the advice of my husband!  🙂  The pictures in this blog were not taken this morning but they were taken by Janice … 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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Life Lessons and Sportsmanship

This month has been filled with Rachelle’s track meets but I have enjoyed every minute of it.  Rachelle runs the mile, 800 meter run, the 1600 meter relay and she does the high jump.  Each meet she improves on her … Continue reading

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Technology on the Farm and My Dot Matrix Printer

This week was another crazy week.  My new computer for the farm is almost ready to take over for my old computer that was slowly dying.  My biggest challenge has been to get all of our customized farm programs transferred and … Continue reading

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Run Chelle, Run!

I’ve been absent from my blog for over a month and I have to admit I have missed blogging.  My absence in blogging is because I am guilty of being a mom in my spare time; a soccer mom, track … Continue reading

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A Kid’s Perspective of Farm Work

I had a comment on one of my blog posts  about youth working on the farm from a person who thought farmers were forcing their kids to work on the farm.  They indicated we were wrong to do this and … Continue reading

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Will My Children Be Allowed to Work on Our Farm?

Last week I traveled to Washington, DC to testify before the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade (Subcommittee of the House Committee on Small Business) on behalf of America’s farmers and ranchers about the Department of Labor’s proposed rules regarding … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Watching You Dad

Yesterday morning, Kevin walked into my office followed by our son, Conner, about 10 paces behind him.  Kevin was in a hurry and was walking very briskly and little Conner was doing his best to keep up.  He knew dad … Continue reading

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