Tag Archives: livestock care

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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Fredbird Comes to the Farm

A few weeks back we had a special guest at our hog farm, it was FREDBIRD from the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.  The St. Louis Cardinals, and left-fielder, Matt Holliday, are teaming up with Missouri Farmer’s Care for their … Continue reading

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Friends of America’s Heartland Are Rallying Support

A few years back the reality TV Show America’s Heartland came to our farm to give millions of American’s a look inside our modern day family hog farm. It was a great experience for our family, especially for our kids. … 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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