It has been a very busy summer here as we have been in one of the worst droughts I have seen. We have caught a few timely rains here that other areas of the state have not. Our non-irrigated corn is just barely hanging on. We will have a crop from it, but it […]
Spring work is in full swing at our farm theses days. This is probbly the earliest we have been able to get field work done that I can remember. It was a very mild winter and that in turn will present its own set of problems this year. One of the problems we will see […]
The term nerd 25 years ago and still today generally has a negative meaning to it, but there are a bunch of agricultualists and our supporters that have embraced the term and somewhat made it the calling card of the AgChat Foundation. I am not sure who first coined the term, but it has caught […]
This is a great blog post by Chris Chinn, a farmer from Missouri. Her number one concern is the welfare of her animals! Did You Know McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and Sonic All Support HSUS?. Chris does a great job of explaining her family’s reasons for adopting modern pork production practices!!!
Here is the link to her singing in the combine a few years ago. https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1413559700969 I was doing video updates of harvest in the field to post to Twitter.
One of the common misconceptions with row crop farming is that we tend to take the winters off and basically sit around doing nothing. I would say a decade or two ago if you were purely a grain farmer, there was a lot more time off than now, however, most farms twenty years ago had […]