Author: chrischinn

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt Visits Northeast Missouri & Stops By Our Feed Mill

U. S. Senator Roy Blunt is touring Northeast Missouri this week to discuss the economy and other issues that are important to Missourians.  He made a stop this afternoon at our feed mill to visit with farmers, ranchers and local … Continue readi…

Are You Using Scare Tactics to Sell Your Products?

It seems like every day I find an article on the internet or an ad on TV telling me I should only eat organic, or that I should shop at farmer’s markets if I want safe food for my family, … Continue reading →

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 →

Where Has The Summer Gone?

I was recently reminded by a good friend that summer has almost come to an end.   In 16 days, I will wake my kids up and send them to school to start another school year.   While many of my friends are … Continue reading →

Free Trade Agreements – Will It Be TOO Late When Congress Acts?

I have read several articles about Free Trade Agreements and their impact to agriculture. Recent bi-partisan progress on the agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea had raised my hope that the FTA’s would be passed before the August rece…

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 →

Caring For Our Farm Animals and Recovering from Weather Damage

This week has been very challenging for our family farm.  During the night Sunday our area experienced tornadoes and high winds in excess of 100 mph.  Our family feed mill which supplies feed for all of our hogs was in the path … Continue rea…

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 rea…

Has Disney Changed?

I grew up watching the Disney Sunday movie every week with my parents and siblings.  It was the highlight of the week for my sister and I and we couldn’t wait for Sunday to arrive.  Mom would pop popcorn for … Continue reading →

Are You Food Insecure?

Did you know roughly 343,000 Missourians are experiencing hunger?  Did you know when it comes to hunger, rural regions have the highest concentrations of high need counties in Missouri?  I didn’t either until this week. This morning I traveled …