Large farms, Small Farms, Food Choices

I’m continuing to work through photos today and have hit on a few that hit nerves. I’m working on some ‘sharable’ things for those on Twitter and Facebook. We also have some flower photo enlargements ready to launch. I see many that go to agriculture forums and bemoan the “rich CAFO farms” while seeing the […]

Daily Farmer July 20, 2012

It Almost Rained  Somewhere, not too far from GriggsDakota, it rained today.I could see rain falling in the distance. The sky was lighter as I looked toward home.  The cloud formations were… Read More! Photographs & Credit Like many, I’ve used photos on my blog and often don’t give much a thought about the ordinary photos used. I’ve been lax. This morning, as I do every morning, I checked email then… Read More! USDA, CNN Visit Our Farm to Inspect 2012 Drought Damage About two weeks ago we learned USDA Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Michael Scuse was going to be touring the Midwest surveying the effect of drought and extreme heat… Read More! Daily Farmer July 19, 2012 The Drought of 2012 – What’s the Impact to Livestock Farmers? This year has been very challenging for farmers and ranchers all over the United States.  Our farm is no different than the majority of… Read More!

Immigration and Animal Welfare

Realizing this post may result in a fiery storm of comments, I still wanted to share the following thought, simply to ‘spark’ deeper thought. I find it interesting that when Arizona passed its immigration law, a group of people strongly supported it and another group strongly opposed it, based on the states’ rights argument. Now, […]

It Almost Rained

 Somewhere, not too far from GriggsDakota, it rained today.I could see rain falling in the distance. The sky was lighter as I looked toward home.  The cloud formations were beautiful.The blue sky was peeking through in some places.&…

Photographs & Credit

Like many, I’ve used photos on my blog and often don’t give much a thought about the ordinary photos used. I’ve been lax. This morning, as I do every morning, I checked email then the overnight Facebook world, before looking at my schedule for the day. I saw a friend posted a photograph from a […]

USDA, CNN Visit Our Farm to Inspect 2012 Drought Damage

About two weeks ago we learned USDA Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Michael Scuse was going to be touring the Midwest surveying the effect of drought and extreme heat across the Corn Belt.  Our farm ended up as a stop &#8…