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

First Family Friday

This past summer has been crazy…. Due to long hours haying, my wife being gone for eight weeks in CO to become a Two-Star Parelli Professional we have had very little family together time. My wife and son went on a camping trip for four days…but I had to stay home and hay. My son […]

First Family Friday

This past summer has been crazy…. Due to long hours haying, my wife being gone for eight weeks in CO to become a Two-Star Parelli Professional we have had very little family together time. My wife and son went on a camping trip for four days…but I …

Daily Farmer September 12, 2011

Daily Farmer September 11, 2011
Riding Herd
Today we gathered and worked two groups of animals on the Cope Ranch. In both cases, we had to ride herd. Now, when you are riding herd you are trying to move an animal, or group of…
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