Tag Archives: livestock

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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My Farm My Story

The Missouri Department of Agriculture has a new video series called “My Farm My Story” and our family farm was chosen to be one of the featured farms.  I spent part of a day  a few months back being interviewed and explaining how our farm works.  It … Continue reading

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It’s Been a LONG Time!

It’s been over a year since I have blogged and I feel a little guilty.  A lot has happened on our farm over the last year.  Our beans didn’t get planted last year due to the extreme amounts of rain.   That was depressing!  … Continue reading

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The Wish of a Farmer

Many times I get asked what it’s like to live on a farm.  Sometimes it’s difficult to explain to others what it’s like, it’s hard to describe in words what is in my heart when it comes to farming.  I don’t feel like I can adequately describe … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward – Agriculture Style

With all of the negative news in today’s world, it’s easy to think we live in a troubled place.  It’s easy to become cynical and think no one cares about their neighbors anymore.  Today I received a phone call that … 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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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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The Challenges of Winter on the Farm

We had our first snow of the winter this week and with it came the normal scenes of winter.  The snow blanketed the ground and all we could see was white.  There were cars and trucks in the ditches, kids … Continue reading

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When Will the Heat Wave End?

It seems like most of the country has been hit with a heat wave. It’s caused many problems and has touched almost everyone’s life. It doesn’t matter if you are young or old, work in a hospital or on a … Continue reading

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No Easter Pictures, Again!

Every year I vow to do better about taking pictures on holidays.  And every year I fail!  I always seem to get side tracked in the rush. This Easter started like every other Easter.  Kevin went to do chores and … Continue reading

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