Corn Inspection and Analysis

Enjoying the warmest, driest, stretch of weather all season, our corn is happy.We inspected and analyzed its progress.The birds have been gathering for corny banquets.We planted our corn with a seed population of 32,000 seeds per acre this year.That is…

Farm Updates September 12

We don’t do an endless listing of what happened daily on the farmstead but at the same time there are those who look for updates! Sometimes it gets so busy it seems “nothing happens” and yet changes are many! Challenges are more so and coming into fall the push for winterizing is on, on top […]

The Aftermath of the Birds Point Levee Breach

In May I blogged about the US Army Corps of Engineers causing intentional breaches in the Birds Point Levee in Southeast Missouri.  The land that was protected by this levee produces enough food to feed over 1 MILLION people a year.  When … Continue reading

The Aftermath of the Birds Point Levee Breach

In May I blogged about the US Army Corps of Engineers causing intentional breaches in the Birds Point Levee in Southeast Missouri.  The land that was protected by this levee produces enough food to feed over 1 MILLION people a year.  When … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash and Pork Sausage Bake-Hunk of Meat Monday

It is squash time! I formed a simple yet tasty recipe using the spaghetti squash and Zweber Farms ground pork. Continue reading

Treasures, History, Legend Spark Rural Reality Shows

The Iowa Farm Bureau’s “Renew Rural Iowa” initiative covers a lot of entrepreneurial territory, recognizing farmers and associated businesses that have turned ingenuity into commercial success stories.  From a custom feed wagon manufacturing business, to a hit reality television show, … Continue reading