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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

Daily Farmer January 17, 2013

In case you missed it… …here’s the video clips from last night’s America’s Heartland show on Cowgirls: The full show: And the almost 8 minutes of footage that was whittled down from 2.5 days of… Read More! February Farmer Fred Award Runners Up Last Winter for the first time in GriggsDakota we had a place indoors to work on equipment. The Farm Inspector approved. Second Runner Up for February:”Winter Combine Inspection”Follow the link… Read More! February Farmer Fred Award Runners Up Last Winter for the first time in GriggsDakota we had a place indoors to work on equipment. The Farm Inspector approved. Second Runner Up for February:”Winter Combine Inspection”Follow the link… Read More! People have died from organics: Organic Myths Part 4 Each time a food borne illness outbreak occurs, fingers start pointing. When conventional eggs in the United States were found with salmonella, people claimed if they were organically raised… Read More! Daily Farmer January 16, 2013 Wordless Wednesday   Comments Lovely… by Paula Holzer Related Stories DX Frigid Aire Says, “Merry Christmas!” Winter Weather Wind Blown Read More! Who Are The Dirt Road… Read More!

In case you missed it…

…here’s the video clips from last night’s America’s Heartland show on Cowgirls: The full show: And the almost 8 minutes of footage that was whittled down from 2.5 days of filming: Tune in tomorrow for the announcement of winners of the magazine contest and I’ll announce the winner of the fleece headband, and well, I’ll […]

People have died from organics: Organic Myths Part 4

Each time a food borne illness outbreak occurs, fingers start pointing. When conventional eggs in the United States were found with salmonella, people claimed if they were organically raised this would never have happened. When organic bean sprouts  from Egypt killed 30-50 people in Germany, critics claimed that if they were raised conventionally this would have never […]

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Daily Farmer January 16, 2013

Wordless Wednesday   Comments Lovely… by Paula Holzer Related Stories DX Frigid Aire Says, “Merry Christmas!” Winter Weather Wind Blown Read More! Who Are The Dirt Road Daughters? On RFDTV this week! The founder and fearless leader of Dirt Road Daughters Magazine will be featured on the show, America’s Heartland this week as well as a BTS of our Fall Fashion Shoot! You… Read More! January Farmer Fred Award: Wisdom From T. R. Once in a while I read something that is truly wise. Wisdom, in its truest form is timeless, and so I find this to be. I was thrilled to find this piece, originally written in a letter. Farms contain… Read More! January Farmer Fred Award: Wisdom From T. R. Once in a while I read something that is truly wise. Wisdom, in its truest form is timeless, and so I find this to be. I was thrilled to find this piece, originally written in a letter. Farms contain… Read More! Daily Farmer January 15, 2013 Scattered Lives & Common Ground Many folks think that those on farms focus only on “farm stuff” and it is true when you live when you work that it can be all […]

Who Are The Dirt Road Daughters?

On RFDTV this week! The founder and fearless leader of Dirt Road Daughters Magazine will be featured on the show, America’s Heartland this week as well as a BTS of our Fall Fashion Shoot! You really don’t want to miss it! For those who don’t know what kind of show, America’s Heartland is here’s the […]

Daily Farmer January 15, 2013

Scattered Lives & Common Ground Many folks think that those on farms focus only on “farm stuff” and it is true when you live when you work that it can be all encompassing. But there’s down time in the long hours,… Read More! How To Paint With Light A few weeks ago I was reading a great article over at “I Heart Faces“, about light painting in photographs. I’ve already heard of this technique and had the privilege to speak and… Read More! Combining and Grinding Gold Last week we harvested our final two fields of corn. This corn was meant to be corn silage harvested in the fall, but wet weather delayed harvest plans. Now it will be fed to our cows as ground corn…. Read More! January Farmer Fred Award Runners Up Today we begin our annual Farmer Fred Awards. These prestigious awards are announced annually in January, when things are slow on the farm and everyone could use some fun.Starting off the Farmer Fred… Read More! Daily Farmer January 14, 2013 Music Monday – Don’t Laugh At Me Be kinder than necessary – everyone you meet is facing some kind of battle. “You don’t have to be […]

Daily Farmer January 14, 2013

Music Monday – Don’t Laugh At Me Be kinder than necessary – everyone you meet is facing some kind of battle. “You don’t have to be my friend but is it too much to ask… Don’t laugh at me, don’t… Read More! Farmer Fred Awards 2012 It is that time of year again. Time to announce the coveted Farmer Fred Awards. For the few who may be unfamiliar, Click Here to revisit the 2010 post when the Farmer Fred Awards debuted…. Read More! Catching Up on the Happenings On Our Family Farm Many things are going on here at our farm this winter. We are spending time doing crop planning, receiving seed corn, booking chemicals, repairing equipment, building a few things and the list goes… Read More! Daily Farmer January 13, 2013 GPS: Where are we going? Uncle Gene recently invested into a small guidance system for the farm. So far, the guys have really enjoyed fiddling around with it and learning how it works. I posted a… Read More! Farm Week in Pictures 01/13/2013 Another week has passed. We’ve been meeting about taxes, checking out farm sales, cleaning up equipment, and more. Here a few pictures of the highlights. What have […]

Catching Up on the Happenings On Our Family Farm

Many things are going on here at our farm this winter. We are spending time doing crop planning, receiving seed corn, booking chemicals, repairing equipment, building a few things and the list goes on and on. We have hired a full time employee this year. Mason just graduated from Hastings College in December and started […]

Daily Farmer January 13, 2013

GPS: Where are we going? Uncle Gene recently invested into a small guidance system for the farm. So far, the guys have really enjoyed fiddling around with it and learning how it works. I posted a picture on my Facebook today… Read More! Daily Farmer January 12, 2013 Happy National Milk Day! It’s January 11th, which can only mean one thing: today is National Milk Day!Ok, I’ll admit that I didn’t have it circled on my calendar. In fact, I… Read More!