Category: Daily Digest

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Daily Farmer October 29, 2013

Dairy Farmers and the NFL sponsor Fuel Up to Play 60 Last week, I joined 150 school staff, teachers and administrators at a Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP60) program advisor training camp at the Cleveland Browns stadium. The purpose of the training is to… Read More! Finishing the Soybeans Barring unforeseen complications, the soybean harvest should wrap up today.  It has been a long season, with many interruptions, but we are glad to be finishing in October. Overall,… Read More! “Hope” Exists for South Dakota Ranchers Though we are now weeks away from the Atlas Blizzard that destroyed the livelihoods of many ranchers in Western South Dakota, there is still a need for help. And though help seems far away for many,… Read More! Ice Goes Amish I am utterly in love with the Vanilla Ice Project. For those of you that live in a hole, and don’t know who Vanilla Ice is… oh wait, even the Amish know who Vanilla Ice is. Well,… Read More! Daily Farmer October 28, 2013 A Day in the Life This past week was sort of a whirlwind and I can’t say this one will be any better. But I don’t mean it was whirlwind […]

Daily Farmer October 28, 2013

A Day in the Life This past week was sort of a whirlwind and I can’t say this one will be any better. But I don’t mean it was whirlwind in a bad way. I mean, it rocked. Thursday we were up before dawn to… Read More! The Power Lines  I don’t recall anyone ever saying to me that there was a new power line going up and they were very excited about the possibilities it presented.Quite the opposite is true. We see the poles and… Read More! Farm Week in Pictures 10/26/2013 This week you’re actually getting two weeks of farm pics.  You might not know that if I hadn’t mentioned it, but I know some of you really like to keep up with us through Farm Week… Read More! Daily Farmer October 27, 2013 Daily Farmer October 26, 2013 Daily Farmer October 25, 2013 The view from here. Happy trails! Have a great weekend everyone!        Related Stories Saturday on the… Read More!

Daily Farmer October 27, 2013

Daily Farmer October 26, 2013 Daily Farmer October 25, 2013 The view from here. Happy trails! Have a great weekend everyone!        Related Stories Saturday on the Ranch Rancher’s Relief… Read More!

Daily Farmer October 26, 2013

Daily Farmer October 25, 2013 The view from here. Happy trails! Have a great weekend everyone!        Related Stories Saturday on the Ranch Rancher’s Relief Instagramming my way through a… Read More!

Daily Farmer October 25, 2013

The view from here. Happy trails! Have a great weekend everyone!        Related Stories Saturday on the Ranch Rancher’s Relief Instagramming my way through a week…   Read More! Farewell to Flowers Today we are saying farewell to the final flowers of the season. We have had a dusting of snow and cold temperatures.Soon our lakes and sloughs will be hard, but not yet.  I admire the… Read More! Daily Farmer October 24, 2013 Saturday on the Ranch I’m off to gather and ship calves at a neighbor’s today. In the meantime enjoy the views from home this past weekend, and don’t forget to check out the Rancher… Read More!

Daily Farmer October 24, 2013

Saturday on the Ranch I’m off to gather and ship calves at a neighbor’s today. In the meantime enjoy the views from home this past weekend, and don’t forget to check out the Rancher Relief Website that is now active!… Read More! How to: Make an Igloo from Sugar Cubes It is I-Week in the Farm Inspector’s Kindergarten class and she has been asked to bring an object that begins with the letter I to show the class.  We considered Ice. Too quickly turned to Water… Read More! How to: Make an Igloo from Sugar Cubes It is I-Week in the Farm Inspector’s Kindergarten class and she has been asked to bring an object that begins with the letter I to show the class.  We considered Ice. Too quickly turned to Water… Read More! Daily Farmer October 23, 2013 My Cowboy Am I lucky or what? Happy Trails!          Comments Wow, is it funny how life works. Taking a break from cattle … by Kim Waltman Related…… Read More!

Daily Farmer October 23, 2013

My Cowboy Am I lucky or what? Happy Trails!          Comments Wow, is it funny how life works. Taking a break from cattle … by Kim Waltman Related… Read More! AdFarm 2013 Seed Soybeans Harvested Although the temperature was hovering around 35 degrees Fahrenheit, there was dust in the air. Soybean harvest is moving again. This is the moment that AdFarmers have been waiting for all… Read More! Daily Farmer October 22, 2013 Rancher’s Relief I thought I’d take a moment to update everyone on the progress of the Rancher Relief Fund! And I need to share the website with you – it’s the one stop shop… Read More!

Daily Farmer October 22, 2013

Rancher’s Relief I thought I’d take a moment to update everyone on the progress of the Rancher Relief Fund! And I need to share the website with you – it’s the one stop shop for all things related to this… Read More! Chocolate Milk – The Official Drink of Halloween Chocolate milk is a delicious and nutritious treat anytime, especially during Halloween! For the 8th year in a row, chocolate milk is The Official Drink of Halloween.   Why choose… Read More! Hand Shelling a Sample of Corn Along time ago I cross stitched a small plaque for my Grandpa that read”A Farmer is a Man Outstanding in His Field.”The double meaning is clear to those of us familiar with the work of managing a… Read More! Daily Farmer October 21, 2013 Instagramming my way through a week… I love, love, love Instgram. Did I mention I love it? So much so that I post lots of stuff there! Most all of these are iPhone Photos.. I thought I’d… Read More!

Daily Farmer October 21, 2013

Instagramming my way through a week… I love, love, love Instgram. Did I mention I love it? So much so that I post lots of stuff there! Most all of these are iPhone Photos.. I thought I’d take a moment to share with you some of my… Read More! Soybean Harvest Inspected and Analyzed The Ag Analyst is has been called in to analyze the soybean harvest.The Farm Inspector has completed her field inspection. The weather is cooperating as much as we can expect for late… Read More! Daily Farmer October 20, 2013 The view from here Saturday… Happy Trails!        Related Stories Gumpy’s Last Run Like Father Like Son My Heart Breaks   Read More! 5 Blessings… Read More!

Daily Farmer October 20, 2013

The view from here Saturday… Happy Trails!        Related Stories Gumpy’s Last Run Like Father Like Son My Heart Breaks   Read More! 5 Blessings and 5 Stresses We all have good times and bad. There’s always a temptation to see a blog or a facebook page and think “oh he/she has it all together – never a care in the world.” For most… Read More! Daily Farmer October 19, 2013 Daily Farmer October 18, 2013 2013 Silage Harvest: Weeks 7 & 8 Recap We weren’t able to get but five days of harvesting in the last couple of weeks, but we made pretty good progress the… Read More!