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The “Bump” in the Road

It’s been two years since we were able to plant soybeans on our farm.  Last year it rained too much and we were never able to get in the fields to plant our beans.  We were fortunate to get our … Continue reading

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12/12/12 A Difficult Day on Our Farm

Some days on our farm are easier than others, that’s true of every farm.  Some days are difficult due to the weather, equipment breakdowns, broken fences and even broken hearts.  Yes, broken hearts. Yesterday our day began like any other day.  … Continue reading

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Does Your Child Fit the ‘One Size Fits All’ Lunch Program?

This past week my kids started school.  Neither one of my kids were ready to go to school; our son prefers helping his dad on the farm to sitting in a classroom all day.  I think that is pretty typical … 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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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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