Category: Food

Planting At Night With GPS Technology

This is a video blog of planting one evening this year.  Excuse the shakiness of the camera as some fields are not the smoothest.

Roasted Whole Chicken with Rhubarb Sauce- Hunk of Meat Monday Recipe

The lone bright spot in this dreary month has been our rhubarb patch. Continue reading

Feeding the World: Tractors That Steer Themselves – KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CA-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings, Lincoln

This is an interview I did last night with our local television station on autosteer and it many advantages along with use of technology.
http://www.nebraska.tv/story/14573540/feeding-the-world-tractors-that-steer-themselves?config=H264

Making Cow Food

A few weeks ago we harvested our winter small grain crop to make it into a fermented cow food called silage. Here are a few pictures of the process. For more about some of the other things we feed our cows read What Do Cows Eat?

The Dangerous Side of Simplicity

There is a potentially dangerous thought developing among quite a few people. I see it posted more all the time but it’s broken down into an over-simplicity type statement. Invariably in different types/styles/sizes of agriculture there are comparisons made. One of these is that “everyone can grow food” – yes, they CAN. If they’re willing […]

Farm Fresh Food Blog

Two months ago I was asked by the Michigan Ag Council to participate in their new Farm Fresh Food Blog! This blog is a collaboration of Michigan farmers who share stories and recipes right from their own farm! Very exciting! My first thought was “No pr…

Farm Fresh Food Blog

Two months ago I was asked by the Michigan Ag Council to participate in their new Farm Fresh Food Blog! This blog is a collaboration of Michigan farmers who share stories and recipes right from their own farm! Very exciting! My first thought was “No pr…

Farm Fresh Food Blog

Two months ago I was asked by the Michigan Ag Council to participate in their new Farm Fresh Food Blog! This blog is a collaboration of Michigan farmers who share stories and recipes right from their own farm! Very exciting! My first thought was “No pr…

Rebuilding Alabama and Making History

What a week it’s been! The news last night of the elimination of Bin Laden spread wildly, along with speculation it wasn’t real. It’s what so many of our soldiers were determined to do, and an odd comfort but doesn’t bring back those we lost. Any death is not taken lightly – even one who […]

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Oh My. The goodness that you can get from this: Combined with this: These are so good. Here’s what you’ll need: 2 1/2 cups of flour 1 and 2/3 bottles of dark beer (I use Shiner Bock and believe it makes the BEST batter) 3 tablespoons of Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning, plus more for salting […]